June 14, 2024

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Pfizer recalls anti-smoking drug due to high levels of ingredient tied increased risk of cancer

The Hill

BY JORDAN WILLIAMS

Pfizer recalled its anti-smoking drug Chantix due to high levels of an ingredient that is tied to an increased risk of cancer.

In a notice posted to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) website on Thursday, Pfizer said it was recalling Chantix 0.5 mg and 1 mg tablets to the consumer level due to the presence of N-nitroso-varenicline.

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