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Chantix might be effective for alcoholism

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The smoking cessation drug chantix may also help people battling alcohol addiction.

Patients taking chantix have reported they cut back on their cigarette use, but also reduced their alcohol intake while on the drug. This study only involved 15 patients.

Experts say larger studies are still needed.

- Study conducted at the University of Chicago.
- Study published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.

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