Could Chantix cause Aneurysm - from FDA reports
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 Neurontin, and have Quit smoking . We study 73,598 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA. Among them, 27 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 Chantix 75,514 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, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, pain (latest reports from 3,461 Aneurysm patients).
On Dec, 26, 2016
73,598 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 27 people (0.04%) have Aneurysm
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Chantix when people have Aneurysm *:
- < 1 month: 50 %
- 1 - 6 months: 50 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Aneurysm when taking Chantix *:
- female: 42.31 %
- male: 57.69 %
Age of people who have Aneurysm when taking Chantix *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 7.69 %
- 40-49: 7.69 %
- 50-59: 38.46 %
- 60+: 46.15 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Quit Smoking (17 people, 62.96%)
- Pain (2 people, 7.41%)
- Multiple Myeloma (2 people, 7.41%)
- High Blood Pressure (2 people, 7.41%)
- Psoriasis (1 person, 3.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Neurontin (6 people, 22.22%)
- Zometa (5 people, 18.52%)
- Oxycontin (5 people, 18.52%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (5 people, 18.52%)
- Dexamethasone (5 people, 18.52%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Depression (10 people, 37.04%)
- Dizziness (9 people, 33.33%)
- Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 29.63%)
- Memory Loss (7 people, 25.93%)
- Chest Pain (7 people, 25.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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