Chantix and Muscle pain - from FDA reports
Muscle pain 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 Lipitor, and have Quit smoking. This review analyzes which people have Muscle pain with Chantix. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 74,938 people who have side effects when taking Chantix from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 20, 2017
74,938 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 673 people (0.9%) have Muscle Pain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Chantix when people have Muscle Pain *:
- < 1 month: 52.05 %
- 1 - 6 months: 42.21 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.05 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.28 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.41 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Muscle Pain when taking Chantix *:
- female: 69.31 %
- male: 30.69 %
Age of people who have Muscle Pain when taking Chantix *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 2.67 %
- 30-39: 10.7 %
- 40-49: 25.94 %
- 50-59: 40.11 %
- 60+: 20.59 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Quit Smoking (435 people, 64.64%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (57 people, 8.47%)
- Pain (33 people, 4.90%)
- High Blood Pressure (31 people, 4.61%)
- Depression (26 people, 3.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lipitor (54 people, 8.02%)
- Atenolol (44 people, 6.54%)
- Lisinopril (43 people, 6.39%)
- Albuterol (42 people, 6.24%)
- Nexium (39 people, 5.79%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (221 people, 32.84%)
- Nausea (156 people, 23.18%)
- Fatigue (122 people, 18.13%)
- Pain (115 people, 17.09%)
- Headache (106 people, 15.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from Chantix 76,893 users)
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