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Review: could Chantix cause Weight loss?

We study 63,174 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA and social media. Among them, 48 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.

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Chantix

Chantix (latest outcomes from 64,410 users) has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking.

Weight loss

Weight Loss (latest reports from 98,425 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 63,174 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 48 people (0.08%) have Weight Loss.

Trend of Weight loss in Chantix reports

Time on Chantix when people have Weight loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight loss83.33%16.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight loss when taking Chantix * :

FemaleMale
Weight loss40.62%59.38%

Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Chantix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight loss0.00%0.00%0.00%3.77%9.43%67.92%13.21%5.66%

Severity of Weight loss when taking Chantix ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Weight loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Eczema (24 people, 50.00%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (19 people, 39.58%)
  3. Osteopenia (6 people, 12.50%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (4 people, 8.33%)
  5. Panic disorder (2 people, 4.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Albuterol (36 people, 75.00%)
  2. Ativan (32 people, 66.67%)
  3. Zometa (30 people, 62.50%)
  4. Ibuprofen (29 people, 60.42%)
  5. Coumadin (27 people, 56.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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