First it was the FAA and now additional government agencies are taking a closer look with warnings to consult their physician. How much information though has been given to the physicians on the risks? That would be my next question as this has been all so very recent. Has the information been relayed to the physicians across the US? BD
The VA is sending letters to more than 30,000 veterans who are taking the smoking-cessation drug Chantix, warning them of the drug’s possible side effects, including suicide.
The move comes a few days after ABC News and the Washington Times reported that the agency had waited months before notifying vets taking Chantix as part of a study that the drug was associated with psychiatric side effects in some patients. The vets in the study had PTSD and were trying to quit smoking.