Chantix and Swollen gums - from FDA reports


Summary

Swollen gums is found among people who take Chantix, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aredia, and have Quit smoking . We study 73,598 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA. Among them, 48 have Swollen gums. Find out below who they are, when they have Swollen gums 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 75,522 users)

Swollen Gums

Swollen gums (swelling of gums) has been reported by people with metastases to bone, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, breast cancer, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 3,608 Swollen gums patients).

On Jan, 21, 2017

73,598 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 48 people (0.07%) have Swollen Gums


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chantix cause Swollen gums?

Time on Chantix when people have Swollen Gums *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Swollen Gums when taking Chantix *:

  • female: 87.23 %
  • male: 12.77 %

Age of people who have Swollen Gums when taking Chantix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 11.54 %
  • 40-49: 19.23 %
  • 50-59: 53.85 %
  • 60+: 15.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Quit Smoking (29 people, 60.42%)
  • Metastases To Bone (10 people, 20.83%)
  • Breast Cancer (10 people, 20.83%)
  • Bone Cancer Metastatic (10 people, 20.83%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (12 people, 25.00%)
  • Synthroid (12 people, 25.00%)
  • Aredia (12 people, 25.00%)
  • Fluconazole (11 people, 22.92%)
  • Selenium (10 people, 20.83%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (16 people, 33.33%)
  • Dry Mouth (15 people, 31.25%)
  • Gingival Bleeding (14 people, 29.17%)
  • Cough (14 people, 29.17%)
  • Constipation (14 people, 29.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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