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Review: could Chantix cause Swollen gums (Gums - swollen)?





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 Synthroid, and have Smoking cessation therapy.

We study 63,191 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 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 64,427 users)

Swollen gums

Swollen gums (swelling of gums) has been reported by people with metastases to bone, osteoporosis, breast cancer, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.(latest reports from Swollen gums 2,524 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 63,184 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 44 people (0.07%) have Swollen Gums.

Trend of Swollen gums in Chantix reports

Time on Chantix when people have Swollen gums * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swollen gums43.75%56.25%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Swollen gums87.23%12.77%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swollen gums0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.71%25.00%50.00%14.29%

Severity of Swollen gums when taking Chantix ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Swollen gums ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (32 people, 72.73%)
  2. Hypertension (11 people, 25.00%)
  3. Bone cancer metastatic (10 people, 22.73%)
  4. Metastases to bone (10 people, 22.73%)
  5. Breast cancer (10 people, 22.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Synthroid (12 people, 27.27%)
  2. Periogard (10 people, 22.73%)
  3. Cyclobenzaprine (10 people, 22.73%)
  4. Methylprednisolone (10 people, 22.73%)
  5. Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen (10 people, 22.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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