Review: could Chantix cause Muscle pain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 61,150 people who take Chantix. Among them, 615 have Muscle pain. See who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Chantix (latest outcomes from 64,373 users) has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking, nicotine addiction. Commonly reported side effects of Chantix include nausea, nausea aggravated, depression, depression aggravated, stress and anxiety.
Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 492,450 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 4, 2014: 61,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 615 people (1.01%) have Muscle Pain.
Time on Chantix when people have Muscle pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle pain||52.61%||42.57%||2.01%||2.41%||0.40%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Chantix * :
|Muscle pain||70.78%||29.22% |
Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Chantix * :
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.34%||9.51%||25.96%||43.19%||17.99% |
Severity of Muscle pain when taking Chantix ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy (434 people, 70.57%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (32 people, 5.20%)
- Hypertension (30 people, 4.88%)
- Pain (28 people, 4.55%)
- Depression (24 people, 3.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (58 people, 9.43%)
- Atenolol (42 people, 6.83%)
- Albuterol (42 people, 6.83%)
- Lisinopril (41 people, 6.67%)
- Xanax (36 people, 5.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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