Zyban


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Zyban

(ˈzaɪˌbæn)
n
(Pharmacology) trademark a drug that acts on the brain; used to help people give up smoking
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A company spokesman said: "The data connecting irrational actions and Zyban has been looked at in great detail and there is no relationship between Zyban and these types of events.
The National Institute for Clinical Excellence recommended the use of Zyban and other nicotine replacement therapy (NRTs) such as patches, inhalers and gums for smokers who wish to quit.
An executive with a Birmingham law firm has described how she suffered depression and sleeplessness after taking the anti-smoking drug Zyban.
A new drug called Zyban - which affects the area of the brain that leads to the addiction - will be available in Britain in just a few months time.
GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) markets Zyban for smoking cessation.
2 /PRNewswire/ -- Current smokers who have tried quitting in the past using other stop smoking products like the nicotine patch, gum, inhaler or Zyban should try the new Commit(R) lozenge.
Pregnant women can't take the anti-smoking pill Zyban.
A WOMAN who claims anti-smoking drug Zyban ruined her life has launched a legal battle against one of the world's largest companies.
Jane Wright, from the Warwickshire Stop Smoking Service, said: "We know it is mainly down to the person wanting to give up and planning to succeed but if you are resolved to stop smoking this year we have extra help that could make all the difference, including nicotine replacement therapy and Zyban on prescription.
The safety of new anti-smoking drug Zyban was put under scrutiny by health officials yesterday after it emerged that 18 people taking it have died.
Zyban is claimed to be twice as effective as nicotine patches.
Setting up a PGD will help deflect smokers away from GP surgeries and towards other health professionals who can offer them excellent advice - and also supply NRT and Zyban on the NHS.