Review: could Chantix cause Coughing?


Summary

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 Smoking cessation therapy . We study 62,592 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA and social media. Among them, 751 have Coughing. Find out below who they are, when they have Coughing and more.

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Chantix

Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from Chantix 63,650 users)

Coughing

Coughing has been reported by people with nausea (latest reports from 72,940 Coughing patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

62,592 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 751 people (1.2%) have Coughing


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chantix cause Coughing?

Time on Chantix when people have Coughing *:

  • < 1 month: 74.32 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.13 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.37 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Chantix *:

  • female: 69.66 %
  • male: 30.34 %

Age of people who have Coughing when taking Chantix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.8 %
  • 20-29: 0.6 %
  • 30-39: 5.82 %
  • 40-49: 25.1 %
  • 50-59: 43.78 %
  • 60+: 23.9 %

Severity if Coughing when taking Chantix **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Coughing **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (384 people)
  • Hypertension (44 people)
  • Pain (29 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (28 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (22 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Albuterol (82 people)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (71 people)
  • Xanax (69 people)
  • Spiriva (65 people)
  • Lipitor (60 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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