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 63,195 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 has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from 64,431 Chantix users)
Indigestion has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, pain. (latest reports from 52,441 Indigestion patients)
On Dec, 30, 2014: 63,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 663 people (1.05%) have Indigestion.
Time on Chantix when people have Indigestion * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Indigestion when taking Chantix * :
Age of people who have Indigestion when taking Chantix * :
Severity of Indigestion when taking Chantix ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Indigestion ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy (560 people, 84.46%)
- Pain (49 people, 7.39%)
- Hypertension (41 people, 6.18%)
- Depression (32 people, 4.83%)
- Multiple myeloma (29 people, 4.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (80 people, 12.07%)
- Albuterol (77 people, 11.61%)
- Spiriva (75 people, 11.31%)
- Acetylsalicylic acid (58 people, 8.75%)
- Zoloft (57 people, 8.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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