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Side Effects Update: Chantix and Zyban

UPDATE:  In December 2016 the FDA removed its previous Boxed Warning concerning mental health side effects from both Chantix and Zyban labels.  Patients should still be monitored from their health care prescriber.   FDA reports clearly that taking medication to stop smoking outweighs possible side effects.  For a full FDA report go here.