Could Chantix cause Rash - from FDA reports
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 Lisinopril, and have Quit smoking . We study 73,598 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA. Among them, 2,001 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 Chantix 75,514 users)
Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,335 Rash patients).
On Dec, 20, 2016
73,598 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 2,001 people (2.72%) have Rash
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Chantix when people have Rash *:
- < 1 month: 67.39 %
- 1 - 6 months: 26.58 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.71 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.16 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.15 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Chantix *:
- female: 66.56 %
- male: 33.44 %
Age of people who have Rash when taking Chantix *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.08 %
- 20-29: 4.33 %
- 30-39: 12.66 %
- 40-49: 26.63 %
- 50-59: 32.43 %
- 60+: 23.86 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Quit Smoking (1,332 people, 66.57%)
- High Blood Pressure (137 people, 6.85%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (105 people, 5.25%)
- Depression (81 people, 4.05%)
- Pain (65 people, 3.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lisinopril (98 people, 4.90%)
- Albuterol (86 people, 4.30%)
- Spiriva (82 people, 4.10%)
- Advair Diskus 100/50 (76 people, 3.80%)
- Lipitor (73 people, 3.65%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Itching (431 people, 21.54%)
- Nausea (268 people, 13.39%)
- Urticaria (189 people, 9.45%)
- Hypersensitivity (161 people, 8.05%)
- Breathing Difficulty (154 people, 7.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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