Could Chantix cause Constipation - from FDA reports
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 . We study 73,598 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA. Among them, 2,352 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation 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)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,548 Constipation patients).
On Dec, 27, 2016
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:
Time on Chantix when people have Constipation *:
- < 1 month: 58.28 %
- 1 - 6 months: 35.31 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.59 %
- 1 - 2 years: 1.88 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.94 %
- 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.
** Reports from social media are used.
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