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Review: Spiriva and Chantix

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Spiriva and Chantix. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,570 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Spiriva (latest outcomes from 50,461 users) has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide monohydrate. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Trend of spiriva reports

Chantix (latest outcomes from 64,424 users) has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking.

Trend of chantix reports

On Oct, 30, 2014: 1,570 people who take Spiriva, Chantix are studied

Spiriva, Chantix outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Spiriva (tiotropium bromide monohydrate)
- Chantix (varenicline tartrate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Spiriva is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Chantix is effective66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
NauseaDepressionDepressionDepressionDepressionCardiac Disordern/aNausea
DyspnoeaAnxietyAbnormal DreamsAnxietyAnxietyAbnormal DreamsDyspnoea
VomitingNauseaAnxietyDrug IneffectiveSuicide AttemptRenal FailureAnxiety
Abnormal DreamsSuicidal IdeationAggressionNightmareAggressionVomiting
Feeling AbnormalInsomniaChronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseInsomniaBipolar DisorderDepression
Drug IneffectiveDyspnoeaDysgeusiaDyspnoeaIntentional OverdosePain
MalaiseAbnormal BehaviourNauseaAbnormal DreamsSuicidal IdeationChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
InsomniaDrug IneffectiveDyspnoeaSuicide AttemptInsomniaInsomnia
DizzinessAggressionWeight IncreasedChronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseFallMalaise
Chest PainWeight IncreasedAbnormal BehaviourMood SwingsMajor DepressionWeight Increased

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Spiriva is effective62.50%
(5 of 8 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
Chantix is effective87.50%
(7 of 8 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaDyspnoea
DyspnoeaAnxiety
VomitingChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
AnxietyPain
DepressionNausea
MalaiseInsomnia
Weight IncreasedDepression
Abnormal DreamsAsthenia
HeadacheBronchitis
InsomniaBack Pain

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Spiriva is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
25.00%
(3 of 12 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
Chantix is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
33.33%
(4 of 12 people)
66.67%
(4 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aPharyngeal OedemaAnxietyNauseaNauseaNausea
DysphagiaWeight IncreasedAnxietyDyspnoeaDyspnoea
Swollen TongueSuicidal IdeationVomitingDrug IneffectiveAnxiety
FatigueDepressionVomitingChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
DyspnoeaOedema PeripheralAbnormal DreamsPain
DiarrhoeaDyspnoeaAnxietyVomiting
MalaiseChest PainNervousnessInsomnia
HypoaesthesiaDiarrhoeaDepressionDepression
ParaesthesiaSuicidal IdeationMalaiseBronchitis
ArthralgiaHypertensionStressAbnormal Dreams

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Latest outcomes in real world:

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Zit er in spiriva gluten?
    (Asked by a 57 year old woman who takes Spiriva)
    My question is : Does Spiriva contains gluten? I would like to know that

  • Can you loss large amounts of hair daily while taking spirit
    (Asked by a 47 year old woman who has 6weeks Ago Started Spiriva Lossing Large Amounts Of Hair , Hair Loss In Women, and takes Spiriva )
    I ALSO TAKE. COLONAPIN .CYMBALTA.TRAZADONE . NORCO .NEXIUM . HAD A VERY SERIOUS ULCER OPERATION 3MONTHS AGO.

  • Has anyone got a cataract from spiriva?
    (Asked by a 42 year old woman who has Cataract, and takes Spiriva)
    i had perfect vision and i used spiriva and now i have cataracts, had surgery on one eye now have to go back for my other eye ,

  • Dr. switched me from advair and spiriva to tudorza. shouldn't i still stay with advair
    (Asked by a 67 year old man who has Shortness Of Breath With Even Mild Exertion, Agent Orange From Vietnam Exposure--100% VA Disability., and takes Tudorza Pressair, Advair Diskus 250/50, Spiriva)
    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?
    (Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Hearling Loss, and takes Chantix)
    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 ...

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    (Posted by a 75 year old man who has Find 2 To 3 Grams Whilst Generally I Was Founfing 1 To, Imposibility To Control Diabetis Properly, and takes Spiriva, Lantus)
    I have been a diabetic for the past 30 years and could generally control my blood sugar by using Lantus and another fast effect insuine (ahich changed several time)Since I take Spiriva (started on february 15th 2014, I cannot control my blood sugar properly and get incoherent results (2,3 or even 4 ...

  • Cfs/fibro, migraine
    (Posted by a 49 year old woman who has GI Disorders, Cognitive Deterioration, Migraine With Aura, Neck Pain, Fibromyalgia, CFS, and takes Chantix, Probiotics, Milk Thistle, Black Cohosh, B Complex Vitamin, Vitamin E, Vitamin D, Omega 3, Xanax, Topamax, Ambien, Armour Thyroid, Ms Contin, Fentanyl-25)
    A strange thing happened when I started taking the Chantix for my smoking cessation... MY MIGRAINES AND TENSION HEADACHES WENT AWAY!!! As horrible as they were, and as bad as I have prayed for them to go away, I did not even notice that I didn't have the excruciating headaches anymore!! I stop ...

  • Really works to quit smoking
    (Posted by a 51 year old woman who takes Chantix)
    Works great for quitting smoking! The first few weeks you dream in technicolor just like an anti depressant but then that goes away. The only side effect I had was constipation but it was a small price to pay for quitting after 37 years a smoker! I tried hypnotism, patches, etc. but this really work ...

  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
    (Posted by a 57 year old woman who has Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Insulin-requiring Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, COPD, Hypertension, Obesity, and takes Prednisone, Celebrex, Micardis, Spiriva, Moduretic 5-50, Effexor Xr)
    Diagnosed 12 months ago with type 2 diabetes - diet controlled. Diagnosed recently with polymyalgia rheumatica. Prescribed prednisone. This caused my blood sugar levels to skyrocket and. Now require insulin injections. Have developed a rash on arms & face. Have tried tapering prednisone dosage but p ...

  • Treating copd and kidney disease
    (Posted by a 84 year old woman who has COPD, IBS, PAD, Kidney Disease, High Blood Pressure, and takes Advair Diskus 250/50, Spiriva, Benazepril Hydrochloride, Amlodipine, Aspirin, Furosemide, Lovastatin, Miralax)
    My biggest problem is trying to keep my blood pressure at 110 to 140 diastolic and controlling constipation.

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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.

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