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    FDA Warns of Seizure, Alcohol Risks With Chantix
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    atti_editor posted:
    "The FDA has changed the labeling on the quit-smoking drug Chantix to reflect concerns that it may lower your tolerance to alcohol and is linked to a rare risk of seizures.

    "Until patients know how Chantix affects their ability to tolerate alcohol, they should decrease the amount of alcohol they drink. Patients who have a seizure while taking Chantix should stop the medicine and seek medical attention immediately," the FDA warns in a news release.


    The new labeling is based on information submitted by Chantix maker Pfizer and on cases in the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System database.



    The Warnings and Precautions section of the label has also been updated to include information about several studies that looked into the risk for certain side effects on mood, behavior, or thinking that happened with Chantix."


    Read the article above for more information.


    Have you experienced any of these side effects while taking Chantix?
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