Review: could Chantix cause Rash (Rashes)?
Summary: Rash 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 Albuterol, and have Quit smoking.
We study 63,195 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,727 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from 64,431 Chantix users)
Rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 150,999 Rash patients)
On Jan, 27, 2015: 63,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 1,727 people (2.73%) have Rash.
Time on Chantix when people have Rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Chantix * :
Age of people who have Rash when taking Chantix * :
Severity of Rash when taking Chantix ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy (1,639 people, 94.90%)
- Hypertension (252 people, 14.59%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (148 people, 8.57%)
- Depression (133 people, 7.70%)
- Anxiety (110 people, 6.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Albuterol (197 people, 11.41%)
- Lisinopril (177 people, 10.25%)
- Ibuprofen (136 people, 7.87%)
- Ranitidine (124 people, 7.18%)
- Aspirin (110 people, 6.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- What drug helped most to get rid of rash?
Antihistamines did not help my itchy rash from this drug. What else can I use or get from my doctor?
- How long does redness last after picato?
After 3 and a half weeks, I still have a huge red splotch on my face where I applied picato gel according to directions from my dermatologist. I'm very worried that it will be permanent. I had a huge water filled blister the morning after my first application of the gel. I used it two more times as directed. After a week, some of the redness was going away but I've seen no more improvement in the past two weeks. I'm still scaley, rough and red.
Has anyone else experience this? I went by the doctors office the first morning and was told it was as expected. I've called back and been told not to worry. I see the dr in two more weeks, but for now, I'm quite upset that permanent damage has been done. I was not warned at all that this could happen. The photos in the medication packaging led me to believe that in 3 weeks, all redness would be gone. Info needed for sure. Please let me know. Thanks
- I used coartem and developed redish all over my body. can coartem cause rashes
i developed rashes which is itching me after using coartem for three days. also having sensation in my mouth and blister at the angle of my lips. could it be a side effect from coartem?
- Does ginger treats skin rashes?
i have skin rashes and i treated it with ginger is it right to treat to treat skin rashes with ginger?
- Can high dose of neurontin cause skin rash on face?
Have been Taking 3000 mg Neurontin per day for migraine treatment for aprox 3 months and have recently developed unexplained rash on face.
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A strange thing happened when I started taking the Chantix for my smoking cessation...
MY MIGRAINES AND TENSION HEADACHES WENT AWAY!!!
As horrible as they were, and as bad as I have prayed for them to go away, I did not even notice that I didn't have the excruciating headaches anymore!!
I stopped taking the chantix and the headaches gradually came back but it took me awhile to make this correlation. Once I did, I started taking the chantix again. it started working immediately... taking the migraines and neck pain away again! Now, I can take 1/2 of a pill every other day and that seems to keep the migraines away! There are side effects and I don't know if it would work for everyone but it sure worked for me!
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