F.D.A. Orders Suicide Warnings for Chantix and Zyban

July 1, 2009 by RecallAware
Filed under: Drugs, Health 

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F.D.A. Orders Suicide Warnings for 2 Stop-Smoking Drugs - NYTimes.com
WASHINGTON — Federal drug regulators warned Wednesday that patients taking two popular stop-smoking drugs should be watched closely for signs of serious mental illness, as reported suicides among the drugs’ users mount.

But officials emphasized that patients should not be scared away from taking the smoking-cessation medicines, Chantix, made by Pfizer, and Zyban, made by GlaxoSmithKline.

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