Chantix and Suicide attempt - from FDA reports
Suicide attempt is found among people who take Chantix, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Quit smoking. This review analyzes which people have Suicide attempt with Chantix. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 74,938 people who have side effects when taking Chantix from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 12, 2017
74,938 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 3,583 people (4.78%) have Suicide Attempt
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Chantix when people have Suicide Attempt *:
- < 1 month: 23.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 54.7 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.36 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.92 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.05 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Suicide Attempt when taking Chantix *:
- female: 59.31 %
- male: 40.69 %
Age of people who have Suicide Attempt when taking Chantix *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.09 %
- 20-29: 12.55 %
- 30-39: 22.4 %
- 40-49: 36.09 %
- 50-59: 22.06 %
- 60+: 5.8 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Quit Smoking (2,292 people, 63.97%)
- Depression (442 people, 12.34%)
- Stress And Anxiety (395 people, 11.02%)
- Pain (244 people, 6.81%)
- High Blood Pressure (152 people, 4.24%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (168 people, 4.69%)
- Albuterol (100 people, 2.79%)
- Klonopin (95 people, 2.65%)
- Seroquel (94 people, 2.62%)
- Ambien (87 people, 2.43%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Depression (2,477 people, 69.13%)
- Stress And Anxiety (1,750 people, 48.84%)
- Intentional Overdose (1,307 people, 36.48%)
- Aggression (955 people, 26.65%)
- Mental Disorder (687 people, 19.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Suicide attempt when taking Chantix?
Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from Chantix 76,893 users)
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