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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 Quit smoking.

We study 63,200 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 64,438 Chantix 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 2,629 Swollen gums patients)

On Mar, 3, 2015: 63,200 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks 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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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Never had a problem with my gums before taking this meds . Brush floss and rinse two sometimes 3 times a day . Hygentist said I have very clean teeth very little plaque and tarter build up. See dentist twice a year .Still I have been refered to perondonist.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • GI symptoms began as constipation when first starting Chantix, then flatulence became progressively more prononuced and diarrhea began approximately 3 weeks after starting Chantix which progressed to totally liquid, frequent stools with abdominal cramping. Medical testing for pathogens associated with diarrhea was negative one week ago. I stopped Chantix appromixately 2 weeks ago, and symptoms are less urgent and distressing, but flatulance continues and stools remain liquid.

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