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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 63,206 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

Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from 64,438 Chantix users)

Bronchitis

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 35,095 Bronchitis patients)

On Feb, 11, 2015: 63,200 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 406 people (0.64%) have Bronchitis.

Trend of Bronchitis in Chantix reports

Time on Chantix when people have Bronchitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bronchitis60.29%34.56%2.94%2.21%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Bronchitis when taking Chantix * :

FemaleMale
Bronchitis70.88%29.12%

Age of people who have Bronchitis when taking Chantix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bronchitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.28%2.77%25.76%32.13%39.06%

Severity of Bronchitis when taking Chantix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bronchitis0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Bronchitis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (293 people, 72.17%)
  2. Pain (93 people, 22.91%)
  3. Hypertension (46 people, 11.33%)
  4. Anxiety (45 people, 11.08%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (42 people, 10.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Albuterol (117 people, 28.82%)
  2. Spiriva (90 people, 22.17%)
  3. Nexium (75 people, 18.47%)
  4. Prilosec (70 people, 17.24%)
  5. Zometa (70 people, 17.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I took Chantix for 6 days. Around day 4 I started slurring and became a little disoriented.I didnt think anything of it at first but when it got worse I decided to call my doctor. I have been off if it for about a full week now. Im happy to say the slurring stopped but I feel a slight numbness in my right arm. I cant use my hand fully when it comes to typing, texting, writing, and even things like putting makeup on have become difficult. I feel like my hand wont do or go where I want it to. How long is this going to last?

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Vivid dreams, occasional dizziness, occasional nausea, cough - like bronchitis (not sure if the cough is related to the medication that's what I'm trying to find out.

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