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Review: could Chantix cause Muscle pain (Muscle aches)?

Summary: 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 Smoking cessation therapy.

We study 63,184 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA and social media. Among them, 615 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.

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Chantix

Chantix (latest outcomes from 64,424 users) has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking.

Trend of chantix reports

Muscle pain

Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 506,520 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 63,179 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 615 people (0.97%) have Muscle Pain.

Trend of Muscle pain in Chantix reports

Time on Chantix when people have Muscle pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle pain52.61%42.57%2.01%2.41%0.40%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Chantix * :

FemaleMale
Muscle pain70.78%29.22%

Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Chantix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle pain0.00%0.00%0.00%3.34%9.51%25.96%43.19%17.99%

Severity of Muscle pain when taking Chantix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle pain0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (434 people, 70.57%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (32 people, 5.20%)
  3. Hypertension (30 people, 4.88%)
  4. Pain (28 people, 4.55%)
  5. Depression (24 people, 3.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (58 people, 9.43%)
  2. Atenolol (42 people, 6.83%)
  3. Albuterol (42 people, 6.83%)
  4. Lisinopril (41 people, 6.67%)
  5. Xanax (36 people, 5.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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