Review: could Chantix cause Bronchitis?
Summary: Bronchitis is found among people who take Chantix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Albuterol, and have Quit smoking.
We study 63,195 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA and social media. Among them, 406 have Bronchitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Bronchitis and more.
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Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from 64,431 Chantix users)
Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 35,093 Bronchitis patients)
On Jan, 10, 2015: 63,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 406 people (0.64%) have Bronchitis.
Time on Chantix when people have Bronchitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Bronchitis when taking Chantix * :
Age of people who have Bronchitis when taking Chantix * :
Severity of Bronchitis when taking Chantix ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Bronchitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy (293 people, 72.17%)
- Pain (93 people, 22.91%)
- Hypertension (46 people, 11.33%)
- Anxiety (45 people, 11.08%)
- Diabetes mellitus (42 people, 10.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Albuterol (117 people, 28.82%)
- Spiriva (90 people, 22.17%)
- Nexium (75 people, 18.47%)
- Prilosec (70 people, 17.24%)
- Zometa (70 people, 17.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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