Chantix and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Chantix, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Quit smoking. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Chantix. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 73,598 people who have side effects when taking Chantix from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 02, 2017

73,598 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 2,352 people (3.2%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chantix cause Constipation?

Time on Chantix when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 56.96 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.06 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.95 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Chantix *:

  • female: 73.67 %
  • male: 26.33 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Chantix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.21 %
  • 20-29: 3.63 %
  • 30-39: 8.8 %
  • 40-49: 22.21 %
  • 50-59: 34.71 %
  • 60+: 30.45 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Quit Smoking (1,691 people, 71.90%)
  • High Blood Pressure (136 people, 5.78%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (124 people, 5.27%)
  • Depression (93 people, 3.95%)
  • Pain (67 people, 2.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (132 people, 5.61%)
  • Xanax (124 people, 5.27%)
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid (117 people, 4.97%)
  • Lipitor (108 people, 4.59%)
  • Nexium (105 people, 4.46%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (968 people, 41.16%)
  • Abnormal Dreams (548 people, 23.30%)
  • Flatulence (526 people, 22.36%)
  • Insomnia (457 people, 19.43%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (343 people, 14.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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