Review: could Chantix cause Hypertension?


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 Smoking cessation therapy . We study 73,704 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,647 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 74,863 users)

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 476,864 Hypertension patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

73,704 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 1,647 people (2.23%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chantix cause Hypertension?

Time on Chantix when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 52.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.56 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.32 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.16 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Chantix *:

  • female: 66.54 %
  • male: 33.46 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Chantix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.1 %
  • 20-29: 1.88 %
  • 30-39: 7.01 %
  • 40-49: 23.85 %
  • 50-59: 37.03 %
  • 60+: 30.13 %

Severity if Hypertension when taking Chantix **:

  • least: 20 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hypertension **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (1,066 people, 64.72%)
  • Hypertension (258 people, 15.66%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (106 people, 6.44%)
  • Anxiety (90 people, 5.46%)
  • Depression (81 people, 4.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (157 people, 9.53%)
  • Xanax (143 people, 8.68%)
  • Simvastatin (142 people, 8.62%)
  • Zocor (128 people, 7.77%)
  • Prilosec (126 people, 7.65%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (376 people, 22.83%)
  • Headache (304 people, 18.46%)
  • Anxiety (272 people, 16.51%)
  • Depression (253 people, 15.36%)
  • Dyspnoea (221 people, 13.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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