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Review: could Chantix cause Gingival swelling?

Summary: Gingival swelling could be caused by Chantix, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Synthroid, and have Smoking cessation therapy.

We study 63,155 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 (latest outcomes from 64,385 users) has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking.

Gingival swelling

Gingival swelling (gums swelling) (latest reports from 27,028 patients) has been reported by people with metastases to bone, osteoporosis, breast cancer, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.

On Mar, 31, 2014: 63,068 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 44 people (0.07%) have Gingival Swelling. They amount to 0.16% of all the 26,907 people who 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Bottom gums inside teeth are swollen

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I WANT TO KNOW IF I MUST STOP CHANTIX I STOP SMOKING 1 WEEK AGO MY SUGAR IS VERY UNUSUAL HIGH

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Was on chantix for the 12th day, the next day was the quit day didn't smoke woke up out of sleep dizzy been dizzy the next day should I stop taking chantix or start smoking again I'm confused.

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