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Suicidal Behavior and Depression in Smoking Cessation Treatments

  • Thomas J. Moore mail,

    tmoore@ismp.org

    Affiliation: Institute for Safe Medication Practices, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Curt D. Furberg,

    Affiliation: Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Joseph Glenmullen,

    Affiliation: Department of Psychiatry-Cambridge Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • John T. Maltsberger,

    Affiliation: Department of Psychiatry-McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Sonal Singh

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: November 02, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0027016

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Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 04 Nov 2011 at 20:03 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Third Age
Title: “Chantix Carries Risk Of Suicide And Depression, Says Study Contradicting FDA | ThirdAge”
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Publication: The Inquisitr
Title: “Chantix Linked to Suicide Risk in Study, FDA Disagrees”
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Publication: Web MD
Title: “Study Links Chantix to Suicide Risk, but FDA Disagrees”
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Publication: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Title: “Chantix Unsuitable for First-Line Smoking Cessation Use - Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center”
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Publication: Consumer Reports
Title: “New study links Chantix with suicide and depression”
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Publication: MedScape News
Title: “Greater Suicide Risk With Varenicline vs Other Cessation Meds”
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Publication: Third Age
Title: “Chantix Raises Suicide Risks, New Study Says | ThirdAge”
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Publication: The Australian Eye
Title: “Study finds Pfizer's Chantix increases risk of suicide | The Australian Eye”
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Publication: The Inquisitr
Title: “Chantix Use Raises Suicide Risk [Study]”
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Publication: ABC News WHEC
Title: “Study: Use other nicotine replacement products before taking Chantix | www.WHEC.com”
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Publication: Med City News
Title: “Pfizer's Chantix linked to higher suicide risks, study says”
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Title: “Researchers: Chantix Can Increase Suicidal Thoughts - WGHP”
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Publication: All Voices
Title: “Chantix Risks Extremely Dangerous”
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Publication: ABC News Chicago
Title: “Study: Chantix may factor in depression | abc7chicago.com”
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Publication: Fair Warning
Title: “Chantix Is Riskiest Stop-Smoking Drug, Study Finds | FairWarning”
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Publication: Med Page Today
Title: “Medical News: Study: FDA Downplayed Chantix Suicide Risk - in Primary Care, Smoking & Tobacco from MedPage Today”
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Title: “Chantix & Suicide | FOX News Radio”
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Publication: Business Journal
Title: “WF study shows risks of smoking cessation drug Chantix - The Business Journal”
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Publication: ABC News
Title: “Chantix Dangers Need Government Attention, Study Says - ABC News”
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Publication: TIME
Title: “Trying To Quit Smoking? Don't Start With Chantix, Say Some Experts - - TIME Healthland”
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Publication: CBC News
Title: “Chantix-suicide link has some calling smoking-cessation drug last resort - HealthPop - CBS News”
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Publication: International Business Times
Title: “Opposite Conclusions on Chantix Safety Between FDA and Researchers - International Business Times”
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Publication: Zee News India
Title: “Smoking-cessation drug Chantix ups suicide risk”
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Publication: CNN Blogs
Title: “Anti smoking drug may increase suicide risk, study says - The Chart - CNN.com Blogs”
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Publication: The Globe and Mail
Title: “Stop-smoking drug linked to psychiatric problems - The Globe and Mail”
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Publication: Reuters
Title: “New study says Chantix raises suicide risks | Reuters”
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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 15 Nov 2011 at 17:18 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: About.com Pediatrics
Title: “News about Smoking”
http://pediatrics.about.c...

Publication: American Council on Science and Health
Title: “Another cessation aid goes up in smoke > Facts & Fears > ACSH”
http://www.acsh.org/facts...

Publication: Connect Amarillo
Title: “Study shows Chantix could be linked to suicide : News : ConnectAmarillo.com”
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Publication: Discovery News
Title: “Quit Smoking Drug Linked to Mental Problems : Discovery News”
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RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 18 Nov 2011 at 21:16 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Clinical Psychiatry News
Title: “Most Smokers Want to Quit; Few Get Help - Clinical Psychiatry News”
http://www.clinicalpsychi...

Publication: The Conversation
Title: “Smokers don't need a broken crutch to quit”
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