Chantix and Weight loss - from FDA reports
Weight loss is found among people who take Chantix, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Albuterol, and have Quit smoking. This review analyzes which people have Weight loss 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 Apr, 30, 2017
74,938 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 64 people (0.09%) have Weight Loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Chantix when people have Weight Loss *:
- < 1 month: 66.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 26.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Weight Loss when taking Chantix *:
- female: 63.93 %
- male: 36.07 %
Age of people who have Weight Loss when taking Chantix *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 4.65 %
- 30-39: 9.3 %
- 40-49: 51.16 %
- 50-59: 23.26 %
- 60+: 11.63 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Quit Smoking (23 people, 35.94%)
- Eczema (8 people, 12.50%)
- Osteopenia (6 people, 9.38%)
- Bipolar Disorder (5 people, 7.81%)
- Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (4 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Albuterol (20 people, 31.25%)
- Lisinopril (18 people, 28.12%)
- Spiriva (17 people, 26.56%)
- Ativan (16 people, 25.00%)
- Zometa (14 people, 21.88%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (31 people, 48.44%)
- Depression (29 people, 45.31%)
- Breathing Difficulty (28 people, 43.75%)
- Pain (26 people, 40.62%)
- Fatigue (25 people, 39.06%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Weight loss when taking Chantix?
Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from Chantix 76,893 users)
Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 29,430 Weight loss patients).
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