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Review: could Chantix cause Indigestion?

Summary: Indigestion is found among people who take Chantix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Nexium, and have Quit smoking.

We study 63,206 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA and social media. Among them, 663 have Indigestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Indigestion and more.

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Chantix

Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from 64,438 Chantix users)

Indigestion

Indigestion has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, pain. (latest reports from 52,456 Indigestion patients)

On Mar, 6, 2015: 63,206 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 663 people (1.05%) have Indigestion.

Trend of Indigestion in Chantix reports

Time on Chantix when people have Indigestion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Indigestion62.61%28.38%6.31%2.70%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Indigestion when taking Chantix * :

FemaleMale
Indigestion76.93%23.07%

Age of people who have Indigestion when taking Chantix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Indigestion0.00%0.00%0.20%5.26%7.49%20.24%32.19%34.62%

Severity of Indigestion when taking Chantix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Indigestion0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Indigestion ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (560 people, 84.46%)
  2. Pain (49 people, 7.39%)
  3. Hypertension (41 people, 6.18%)
  4. Depression (32 people, 4.83%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (29 people, 4.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (80 people, 12.07%)
  2. Albuterol (77 people, 11.61%)
  3. Spiriva (75 people, 11.31%)
  4. Acetylsalicylic acid (58 people, 8.75%)
  5. Zoloft (57 people, 8.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • took chantix 3 weeks in july last year.started having alot of pain in stomach started vomiting blood for 12 hours.can't eat anything with fat or protein.can only eat foods that are made with milk,cottage cheese,yogurt,cream soups and ice cream since july 2014.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Upset stomach and diarrhea after 3pm

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • GI symptoms began as constipation when first starting Chantix, then flatulence became progressively more prononuced and diarrhea began approximately 3 weeks after starting Chantix which progressed to totally liquid, frequent stools with abdominal cramping. Medical testing for pathogens associated with diarrhea was negative one week ago. I stopped Chantix appromixately 2 weeks ago, and symptoms are less urgent and distressing, but flatulance continues and stools remain liquid.

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