Chantix Kicking Butt in Wisconsin
With multiple hat tips and bows to our inspirational leader, we learn that Pfizer has sponsored a continuing education online course through the University of Wisconsin which promotes Chantix. The "course" ignores both other first-line treatments and the variety of problems associated with the drug. More than two-thirds of those who have taken the "course" are MDs.
In the Milwaukee article cited, the following is noted about a recent JAMA report: "In the first quarter of 2008, Chantix accounted for more serious injuries (1001) than the top ten best-selling drugs combined (837).
Here is a link to the relevant article:
You've come a long way, baby.