FDA Warns Of Alcohol, Seizure Risk With Pfizer's Chantix

March 10, 2015 7:05 AM

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Yesterday the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) warned the public that Pfizer Inc’s Chantix, their newest quit-smoking drug, has been linked to the occurrence of seizures. They also warned that some patients who drink alcohol while taking Chantix can become significantly aggressive or even black out.

The FDA also stated that it had approved a revision to the drug’s label last September. However, they issued the public notice to make certain that users are aware of the specific changes “and can consider this new information when making prescribing decisions.” Normally, warnings such as these are...

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