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Review: could Chantix cause Nasal congestion?

Summary: Nasal congestion is found among people who take Chantix, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Mobic, and have Quit smoking.

We study 63,195 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA and social media. Among them, 65 have Nasal congestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Nasal congestion and more.

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Chantix

Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from 64,431 Chantix users)

Nasal congestion

Nasal congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems. (latest reports from 14,471 Nasal congestion patients)

On Jan, 1, 2015: 63,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 65 people (0.10%) have Nasal Congestion.

Trend of Nasal congestion in Chantix reports

Time on Chantix when people have Nasal congestion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nasal congestion69.23%30.77%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Nasal congestion when taking Chantix * :

FemaleMale
Nasal congestion76.12%23.88%

Age of people who have Nasal congestion when taking Chantix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nasal congestion0.00%0.00%0.00%8.33%12.50%37.50%31.25%10.42%

Severity of Nasal congestion when taking Chantix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nasal congestion0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Nasal congestion ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Nasal congestion0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (36 people, 55.38%)
  2. Bone cancer metastatic (7 people, 10.77%)
  3. Metastases to bone (7 people, 10.77%)
  4. Breast cancer (7 people, 10.77%)
  5. Osteomyelitis (4 people, 6.15%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Mobic (14 people, 21.54%)
  2. Lexapro (14 people, 21.54%)
  3. Amoxicillin (14 people, 21.54%)
  4. Zometa (13 people, 20.00%)
  5. Vicodin (12 people, 18.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Took Tamiflu for the flu
    And since taking have stuff congested nose both nostrils .
    Breathing from mouth also runny nose....can not sleep weii

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • GI symptoms began as constipation when first starting Chantix, then flatulence became progressively more prononuced and diarrhea began approximately 3 weeks after starting Chantix which progressed to totally liquid, frequent stools with abdominal cramping. Medical testing for pathogens associated with diarrhea was negative one week ago. I stopped Chantix appromixately 2 weeks ago, and symptoms are less urgent and distressing, but flatulance continues and stools remain liquid.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • I was on Chantix for the "allotted" time through the Air Force. It was not long enough so I stopped taking it (sweating stopped) After about 3 months, I was able to get Chantix through the mail from the military and as soon as I reached a stable blood level (I'm assuming it was because of the level of medication in my system) I started sweating again. I wake up at night drenched in sweat. I can be sitting on the couch during the day and simply think about being hot and I start boiling in my own skin. My skin gets hot to the touch. Is this normal? Thanks for any info you may give.

    Reply

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