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 Albuterol, and have Smoking cessation therapy . We study 73,704 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA and social media. Among them, 711 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 Chantix 74,863 users)

Indigestion

Indigestion has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, movement - uncontrolled or slow, extrapyramidal disorder, nervous system disorder (latest reports from 77,049 Indigestion patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

73,704 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 711 people (0.96%) have Indigestion


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chantix cause Indigestion?

Time on Chantix when people have Indigestion *:

  • < 1 month: 60.4 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.21 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.44 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.96 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Indigestion when taking Chantix *:

  • female: 75.29 %
  • male: 24.71 %

Age of people who have Indigestion when taking Chantix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.23 %
  • 20-29: 4.33 %
  • 30-39: 8.88 %
  • 40-49: 22.1 %
  • 50-59: 29.16 %
  • 60+: 35.31 %

Severity if Indigestion when taking Chantix **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (497 people, 69.90%)
  • Pain (41 people, 5.77%)
  • Hypertension (37 people, 5.20%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (29 people, 4.08%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (22 people, 3.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Albuterol (76 people, 10.69%)
  • Nexium (68 people, 9.56%)
  • Spiriva (66 people, 9.28%)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (54 people, 7.59%)
  • Zoloft (53 people, 7.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (306 people, 43.04%)
  • Anxiety (108 people, 15.19%)
  • Flatulence (106 people, 14.91%)
  • Vomiting (105 people, 14.77%)
  • Malaise (96 people, 13.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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