TITLE

Varenicline increases risk for serious adverse cardiovascular events in tobacco users

AUTHOR(S)
Brophy, James M.
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;10/18/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 4, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which investigated whether varenicline increases risk for serious adverse cardiovascular events compared with placebo. Data were researched from MEDLINE, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials. It was concluded that varenicline increased risk for serious adverse cardiovascular events compared with placebo in tobacco users.
ACCESSION #
69859253

 

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