Review: Spiriva and Chantix drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Spiriva and Chantix. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,564 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Spiriva (latest outcomes from 50,398 users) has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide monohydrate. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Chantix (latest outcomes from 64,373 users) has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking.
On Mar, 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)||582|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||391|
|Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)||147|
|Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)||135|
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)||12|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||12|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :n/a
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
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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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- By Janice: 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 ...
- By kellidrake: 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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