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Review: could Chantix cause Sore throat?

Summary: Sore throat is reported only by a few people who take Chantix.

We study 63,200 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Sore throat and more.

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Chantix

Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from 64,438 Chantix users)

Sore throat

Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety, gastroesophageal reflux disease, generalized anxiety disorder. (latest reports from 3,423 Sore throat patients)

On Mar, 4, 2015: 63,200 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 2 people (0.00%) have Sore Throat.

Trend of Sore throat in Chantix reports

Time on Chantix when people have Sore throat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sore throat100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sore throat when taking Chantix * :

FemaleMale
Sore throat50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Sore throat when taking Chantix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sore throat0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%

Severity of Sore throat when taking Chantix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sore throat0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Sore throat ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Stop smoking (2 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

n/a

* 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 (19 hours ago):

  • Started as dry throut, became thirsty, now lost voice sounding very hoarse and sore

    Reply

  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • I've been taking 5 mg of lisinopril for 2 months and have developed a very sore throat making it quite difficult to swallow. I have no fever. The doctor said I had a raw nose and throat and prescribed nabumetone and amoxicillin. He's not my regular doctor and I suspect the lisinopril is to blame. I have had a mild dry cough since starting the lisinopril.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • took chantix 3 weeks in july last year.started having alot of pain in stomach started vomiting blood for 12 hours.can't eat anything with fat or protein.can only eat foods that are made with milk,cottage cheese,yogurt,cream soups and ice cream since july 2014.

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