Monthly News Update: December 2021

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Monthly News Update November 2021

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Rapid Update 1 – March 2019 Smoking cessation: RCT finds e-cigarettes more effective than nicotine-replacement products within setting of NHS stop smoking services

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Rapid Update 1-September 2018: Smoking cessation: Weight gain after quitting smoking temporarily increases risk of type 2 diabetes but is far outweighed by reductions in CV and all-cause mortality

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Smoking cessation: large randomised controlled trial finds varenicline and bupropion do not increase the risk of neuropsychiatric adverse events (Jul-16)

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NPC Archive Item: New safety information for pioglitazone▼, dronedarone▼, varenicline▼, and Pandemrix®▼

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 25 July 2011 The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued/updated safety information regarding pioglitazone▼, dronedarone▼, varenicline▼, and Pandemrix®▼ influenza vaccine. Action Healthcare professionals who are considering prescribing dronedarone, pioglitazone, […]

NPC Archive Item: Varenicline▼ associated with a possible increased risk of CV events

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 18 July 2011 A meta-analysis of 14 randomised controlled trials found that varenicline▼ was associated with a small, significantly increased risk of serious adverse cardiovascular (CV) events, compared with […]