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Review: could Chantix cause Gingival swelling (Gums - swollen)?

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 Synthroid, and have Quit smoking.

We study 63,212 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 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 64,447 Chantix users)

Gingival swelling

Gingival swelling (gums swelling) has been reported by people with metastases to bone, osteoporosis, breast cancer, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 2,636 Gingival swelling patients)

On Apr, 25, 2015: 63,212 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 44 people (0.07%) have Gingival Swelling.

Trend of Gingival swelling in Chantix reports

Time on Chantix when people have Gingival swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gingival swelling43.75%56.25%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Gingival swelling87.23%12.77%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gingival swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.71%25.00%50.00%14.29%

Severity of Gingival swelling when taking Chantix ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Gingival swelling ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (32 people, 72.73%)
  2. Hypertension (11 people, 25.00%)
  3. Bone cancer metastatic (10 people, 22.73%)
  4. Metastases to bone (10 people, 22.73%)
  5. Breast cancer (10 people, 22.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Synthroid (12 people, 27.27%)
  2. Periogard (10 people, 22.73%)
  3. Cyclobenzaprine (10 people, 22.73%)
  4. Methylprednisolone (10 people, 22.73%)
  5. Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen (10 people, 22.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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