Drug interactions are reported among people who take Spiriva and Chantix together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Spiriva and Chantix. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,764 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Spiriva has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide monohydrate. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest outcomes from Spiriva 91,890 users)
Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from Chantix 75,504 users)
On Oct, 17, 2016
1,764 people who take Spiriva, Chantix are studied.
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My wife (Julie) was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in October of 2015. She had taken Chantix to quit smoking in 2012 and was successful with quitting. However she did gain quite a bit of weight. She was 56 when diagnosed and 57 when she died July 31st, 2016 from complications from a whipple procedure to remove her tumor. Where they peeled the tumor away from her artery a small hole developed two days after her surgery and she started bleeding. The next two days were horrific as they tried to correct this problem but never could. It was a bad break since we felt she was doing so good after surgery and looked like her battle with cancer was over for awhile. She had faced it with extreme bravery and was almost there, but she was taken from us --just like that. I do not blame anyone. They did all they could do. I feel her cancer was caused from chantix since it changed her body characteristics so much. She was a healthy eater even though she did gain the weight. Oh well--thought I would share. John Manuel
I recently began taking Spiriva (had asthma for years, now it is COPD) and am up night suffering with horrible chest pains. are there any counter medications to mitigate this side effect from Spiriva? Any dietary changes I should make? Really in pain tonight, so I am reaching out
On eHealthMe, Spiriva (tiotropium bromide monohydrate) is often used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Chantix (varenicline tartrate) is often used to treat quit smoking. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.
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