Review: Spiriva and Chantix
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Spiriva and Chantix. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,564 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 4, 2014: 1,564 people who reported to have interactions when taking Spiriva, Chantix are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Spiriva (tiotropium bromide monohydrate)
- Chantix (varenicline tartrate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Spiriva, Chantix:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||1,102|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||912|
|Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)||388|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Spiriva, Chantix:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Nightmare (unpleasant dream)||30|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
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, 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:
- Spiriva is used in:
- Chantix is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Spiriva alternatives:
- Chantix alternatives:
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Dr. switched me from advair and spiriva to tudorza. shouldn't i still stay with advair
Doc said drop Spiriva AND Advair and start exclusively on Tudorza. Wouldn't staying with Advair in addition to Tudorza be helpful? (Or would it decrease Tudorza's effectiveness?) I'm just finishing a 3-month bout with lung Pseudomonas infection. I'm regaining my strength, but still breath ...
- Did chantix cause hearing loss for you?
After taking Chantix for about 5 weeks, I experienced a loud ringing in my right ear and suddenly lost about 50% hearing in that ear. The ringing and hearing loss did not go away. It has been two weeks since it started. The Chantix warning mentions hearing loss at the very end of "Other" side eff ...
- Do you have nausea every day
I was diagnosed with COPD 3 years ago. I quit smoking for a short while but picked it back up. I use a c-pap machine at night and every morning I wake up nauseated and it usually last through out the day. I'm wondering if anyone else experiences this.
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