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Review: could Chantix cause Muscle pain (Muscle aches)?
We study 63,174 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 (latest outcomes from 64,410 users) has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking.
Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 505,635 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Aug, 24, 2014: 63,174 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 615 people (0.97%) have Muscle Pain. They amount to 0.12% of all the 505,050 people who have Muscle Pain on eHealthMe.
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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