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 74,346 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA. Among them, 2,004 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 75,508 users)
Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,271 Rash patients).
On Nov, 19, 2016
74,346 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 2,004 people (2.7%) have Rash
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Chantix when people have Rash *:
- < 1 month: 67.53 %
- 1 - 6 months: 26.25 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.1 %
- 1 - 2 years: 1.97 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.15 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Chantix *:
- female: 66.53 %
- male: 33.47 %
Age of people who have Rash when taking Chantix *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.08 %
- 20-29: 4.39 %
- 30-39: 12.61 %
- 40-49: 26.69 %
- 50-59: 32.38 %
- 60+: 23.84 %
Severity of Rash **:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 50 %
- severe: 50 %
- most severe: 0.0 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lisinopril (97 people, 4.84%)
- Albuterol (86 people, 4.29%)
- Spiriva (83 people, 4.14%)
- Advair Diskus 100/50 (76 people, 3.79%)
- Lipitor (73 people, 3.64%)
Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Chantix, learn more )
Potential co-existing conditions
- High Blood Pressure (137 people, 6.84%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (106 people, 5.29%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Itching (431 people, 21.51%)
- Nausea (267 people, 13.32%)
- Urticaria (189 people, 9.43%)
- Hypersensitivity (161 people, 8.03%)
- Breathing Difficulty (153 people, 7.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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