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Related topic: Chantix, Sore throat

Review: could Chantix cause Sore throat?

Summary: Sore throat could be caused by Chantix, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, and have Stop smoking.

We study 63,155 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 (latest outcomes from 64,385 users) has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking.

Sore throat

Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) (latest reports from 6,135 patients) has been reported by people with gastroesophageal reflux disease, asthma, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 63,077 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 2 people (0.00%) have Sore Throat. They amount to 0.03% of all the 6,305 people who have Sore Throat on eHealthMe.

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 (2 days ago):

  • The sore throat developed 2-3 days after I started my medication and I have lost my voice completely. It is not especially painful but I say "moderate" because of my loss of voice.

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  • I'm confused if symptoms could be due to menopause?

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