Review: could Chantix cause Rash?


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 Lisinopril, and have Smoking cessation therapy . We study 73,703 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,997 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Chantix

Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from Chantix 74,863 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, itching (latest reports from 254,289 Rash patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

73,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 1,997 people (2.71%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chantix cause Rash?

Time on Chantix when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 67.17 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.98 %
  • 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: 4.42 %
  • 30-39: 12.67 %
  • 40-49: 26.82 %
  • 50-59: 32.3 %
  • 60+: 23.71 %

Severity if Rash when taking Chantix **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Rash **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (1,299 people, 65.05%)
  • Hypertension (135 people, 6.76%)
  • Depression (81 people, 4.06%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (77 people, 3.86%)
  • Pain (64 people, 3.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (97 people, 4.86%)
  • Albuterol (86 people, 4.31%)
  • Spiriva (82 people, 4.11%)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (76 people, 3.81%)
  • Lipitor (73 people, 3.66%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pruritus (431 people, 21.58%)
  • Nausea (266 people, 13.32%)
  • Urticaria (188 people, 9.41%)
  • Hypersensitivity (160 people, 8.01%)
  • Dyspnoea (151 people, 7.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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