Could Chantix cause Hypertension - from FDA reports


Summary

Hypertension 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 Lisinopril, and have Quit smoking . We study 73,598 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA. Among them, 1,658 have Hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypertension 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 75,514 users)

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 493,027 Hypertension patients).

On Dec, 21, 2016

73,598 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 1,658 people (2.25%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chantix cause Hypertension?

Time on Chantix when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 53.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.63 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.3 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Chantix *:

  • female: 66.71 %
  • male: 33.29 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Chantix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.1 %
  • 20-29: 2.08 %
  • 30-39: 6.97 %
  • 40-49: 23.83 %
  • 50-59: 36.73 %
  • 60+: 30.28 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Quit Smoking (1,103 people, 66.53%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (148 people, 8.93%)
  • Diabetes (109 people, 6.57%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (96 people, 5.79%)
  • Depression (82 people, 4.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (156 people, 9.41%)
  • Xanax (143 people, 8.62%)
  • Simvastatin (141 people, 8.50%)
  • Zocor (128 people, 7.72%)
  • Prilosec (127 people, 7.66%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (379 people, 22.86%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (335 people, 20.21%)
  • Headache (306 people, 18.46%)
  • Depression (256 people, 15.44%)
  • Fatigue (234 people, 14.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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