Medical Breakthroughs


ADVERSE EFFECTS OF VARENCLINE: Varenicline has been demonstrated to be safe and well tolerated in clinical studies. Mild-to-moderate nausea was the most frequently reported side effect throughout the clinical trials. Other observed adverse effects, reported in ≥10% of patients in phase 2 trials only, include insomnia, headache, abnormal dreams, changes in taste, irritability, dyspepsia, flatulence, constipation, respiratory tract infection, and asthenia.

Posted 7/5/06