Smoking Cessation Meds Shows Promise as Alcoholism Treatment, Study Suggests
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02/17/2012 0 Comments Contact Our News Editors
A medication commonly used to help people stop smoking may have an unanticipated positive side effect for an entirely different vice: drinking alcohol. A new study by University of Chicago researchers finds that varenicline, sold as Chantix, increases the negative effects of alcohol and therefore could hold promise as a treatment for alcoholism.