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by Robert MacKay, Wednesday, March 7, 2012 | Categories: Champix

Champix, the successful smoking cessation aid, may also help to quell the desire for alcohol. A range of study participants considered moderate to heavy drinkers were given the drug 3 hours before consuming alcohol and the participants disliked the alcohol and experienced the unpleasant effects associated with it in a much more magnified way than the placebo control group.

No long term study has been carried out so it would be difficult to prove that this drug would work long term for the treating of alcohol abuse but considering smoking and alcohol addictions are often experienced simultaneously, it is enough reason to continue research in this area in our view.

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