Review: could Chantix cause Aneurysm?
Summary: Aneurysm is found among people who take Chantix, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Hydrochlorothiazide, and have Quit smoking. We study 63,213 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Aneurysm. Find out below who they are, when they have Aneurysm and more.
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Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from 64,449 Chantix users)
Aneurysm (enlargement of an artery caused by a weakening of the artery wall) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 2,341 Aneurysm patients)
On May, 20, 2015: 63,213 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 17 people (0.03%) have Aneurysm.
Time on Chantix when people have Aneurysm * :
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Gender of people who have Aneurysm when taking Chantix * :
Age of people who have Aneurysm when taking Chantix * :
Severity of Aneurysm when taking Chantix ** :
How people recovered from Aneurysm ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy (14 people, 82.35%)
- Hypertension (3 people, 17.65%)
- Pain (3 people, 17.65%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (2 people, 11.76%)
- Anxiety (1 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Hydrochlorothiazide (4 people, 23.53%)
- Lexapro (4 people, 23.53%)
- Simvastatin (4 people, 23.53%)
- Zestoretic (3 people, 17.65%)
- Dexamethasone (3 people, 17.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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