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Review: could Chantix cause Hypertension (High blood pressure)?

We study 63,174 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,480 have Hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypertension and more.

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Chantix

Chantix (latest outcomes from 64,410 users) has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking.

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) (latest reports from 1,143,198 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 63,174 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 1,480 people (2.34%) have Hypertension.

Trend of Hypertension in Chantix reports

Time on Chantix when people have Hypertension * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hypertension57.93%33.72%4.34%1.67%2.34%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Chantix * :

FemaleMale
Hypertension67.14%32.86%

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Chantix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypertension0.00%0.00%0.17%1.55%6.13%23.75%37.74%30.66%

Severity of Hypertension when taking Chantix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hypertension16.67%66.67%16.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Hypertension ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hypertension0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (1,264 people, 85.41%)
  2. Hypertension (349 people, 23.58%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (149 people, 10.07%)
  4. Pain (124 people, 8.38%)
  5. Anxiety (93 people, 6.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (188 people, 12.70%)
  2. Xanax (185 people, 12.50%)
  3. Prilosec (157 people, 10.61%)
  4. Simvastatin (150 people, 10.14%)
  5. Zocor (135 people, 9.12%)

* 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 months ago):

  • I have paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, history of clots in lung & legs, blockage in legs (had fempop 2 yrs ago), asthma & w/o warning while sitting down all of a sudden I got a severe headache, then about 30 min late got severe nausea (but didn't vomit)chest pain & mild dizziness followed so I took my BP and it was 170/93 P 64 then 164/100 P 70. This has happen several times in the same amount of weeks

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  • From this study (12 months ago):

  • Quit chantix never hd high blood pressure until I quit smoking put on medicine still having problems because my blood pressure is all over the place have really bad heart burn and lot f anxisity how long will this last? Wondering if it would go away if I go back to smoking feel terrible

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