Could Chantix cause Coughing - from FDA reports
Coughing 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 Albuterol, and have Quit smoking . We study 74,346 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA. Among them, 761 have Coughing. Find out below who they are, when they have Coughing and more.
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Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from Chantix 75,508 users)
Coughing has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 133,568 Coughing patients).
On Nov, 26, 2016
74,346 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 761 people (1.02%) have Coughing
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Chantix when people have Coughing *:
- < 1 month: 71.25 %
- 1 - 6 months: 21.88 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.38 %
- 1 - 2 years: 1.25 %
- 2 - 5 years: 1.25 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Chantix *:
- female: 71.35 %
- male: 28.65 %
Age of people who have Coughing when taking Chantix *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.87 %
- 20-29: 0.87 %
- 30-39: 6.97 %
- 40-49: 23.97 %
- 50-59: 41.83 %
- 60+: 25.49 %
Severity of Coughing **:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 50 %
- severe: 50 %
- most severe: 0.0 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Albuterol (89 people, 11.70%)
- Spiriva (76 people, 9.99%)
- Xanax (75 people, 9.86%)
- Zometa (72 people, 9.46%)
- Advair Diskus 100/50 (72 people, 9.46%)
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Potential co-existing conditions
- High Blood Pressure (57 people, 7.49%)
- Pain (45 people, 5.91%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (40 people, 5.26%)
- Depression (40 people, 5.26%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Nausea (230 people, 30.22%)
- Breathing Difficulty (201 people, 26.41%)
- Stress And Anxiety (186 people, 24.44%)
- Fatigue (164 people, 21.55%)
- Insomnia (144 people, 18.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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