Chantix and Gingival swelling - from FDA reports


Summary

Gingival swelling is found among people who take Chantix, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aredia, and have Quit smoking . We study 73,598 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA. Among them, 48 have Gingival swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Gingival swelling 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 75,525 users)

Gingival Swelling

Gingival swelling (gums swelling) has been reported by people with metastases to bone, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, breast cancer, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 3,608 Gingival swelling patients).

On Feb, 26, 2017

73,598 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 48 people (0.07%) have Gingival Swelling


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chantix cause Gingival swelling?

Time on Chantix when people have Gingival Swelling *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Gingival Swelling when taking Chantix *:

  • female: 87.23 %
  • male: 12.77 %

Age of people who have Gingival Swelling when taking Chantix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 11.54 %
  • 40-49: 19.23 %
  • 50-59: 53.85 %
  • 60+: 15.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Quit Smoking (29 people, 60.42%)
  • Metastases To Bone (10 people, 20.83%)
  • Breast Cancer (10 people, 20.83%)
  • Bone Cancer Metastatic (10 people, 20.83%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (12 people, 25.00%)
  • Synthroid (12 people, 25.00%)
  • Aredia (12 people, 25.00%)
  • Fluconazole (11 people, 22.92%)
  • Selenium (10 people, 20.83%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (16 people, 33.33%)
  • Dry Mouth (15 people, 31.25%)
  • Gingival Bleeding (14 people, 29.17%)
  • Cough (14 people, 29.17%)
  • Constipation (14 people, 29.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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