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Wellbutrin vs Chantix for a male patient aged 82

Summary: 1,132 male patients aged 82 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Wellbutrin vs Chantix for a male aged 82. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 55,081 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Chantix (latest outcomes from 64,446 users) has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking.

What is the symptom

Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, hair loss. (latest reports from 32,192 Erectile dysfunction patients)

On Mar, 28, 2015: 1,132 male patients aged 76 who take the same drugs are studied in Wellbutrin vs Chantix

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male76Smoking cessation

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Wellbutrin bupropion hydrochloridenot specified
Chantix varenicline tartratePfizer Inc

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 76 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

WellbutrinChantix (Pfizer Inc)
Erectile Dysfunction4.30%0.46%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
WellbutrinChantix (Pfizer Inc)
Drug IneffectiveNausea
FatigueVomiting
TremorAbnormal Dreams
InsomniaDizziness
NauseaInsomnia
FallDepression
Myocardial InfarctionConstipation
DizzinessFeeling Abnormal
AstheniaHeadache
Cardiac Failure CongestiveDrug Ineffective

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
WellbutrinChantix (Pfizer Inc)
FatigueDepression
CopdDysphagia
DizzinessSpeech Disorder
DisorientationAsthenia
DisabilityVomiting
AnorexiaDizziness
ApathyThroat Lesion
AstheniaDysphonia
ChillsMyasthenia Gravis
FlushingGait Disturbance

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Wellbutrin3.03%18.18%27.27%42.42%9.09%
Chantix0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Wellbutrin (bupropion hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Chantix (varenicline tartrate) is often used to treat quit smoking. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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