Could Chantix cause Migraine - from FDA reports
Migraine 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 Nexium, and have Quit smoking . We study 73,598 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA. Among them, 531 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine and more.
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Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from Chantix 75,514 users)
Migraine (headache) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, migraine, birth control, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 78,259 Migraine patients).
On Dec, 22, 2016
73,598 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 531 people (0.72%) have Migraine
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Chantix when people have Migraine *:
- < 1 month: 62.3 %
- 1 - 6 months: 28.8 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.71 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.62 %
- 2 - 5 years: 1.57 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Chantix *:
- female: 75.2 %
- male: 24.8 %
Age of people who have Migraine when taking Chantix *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 9.76 %
- 30-39: 16.57 %
- 40-49: 25.44 %
- 50-59: 32.54 %
- 60+: 15.68 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Quit Smoking (371 people, 69.87%)
- Depression (34 people, 6.40%)
- High Blood Pressure (30 people, 5.65%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (25 people, 4.71%)
- Stress And Anxiety (17 people, 3.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Nexium (41 people, 7.72%)
- Spiriva (40 people, 7.53%)
- Cymbalta (35 people, 6.59%)
- Lyrica (34 people, 6.40%)
- Vicodin (32 people, 6.03%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (161 people, 30.32%)
- Headache (122 people, 22.98%)
- Stress And Anxiety (105 people, 19.77%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (96 people, 18.08%)
- Depression (91 people, 17.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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