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 (latest outcomes from 64,407 users) has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking.
Weight loss (latest reports from 98,320 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 63,172 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix. Among them, 48 people (0.08%) have Weight Loss. They amount to 0.05% of all the 98,170 people who have Weight Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Chantix when people have Weight loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight loss||83.33%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight loss when taking Chantix * :
|Weight loss||40.62%||59.38% |
Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Chantix * :
|Weight loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.77%||9.43%||67.92%||13.21%||5.66% |
Severity of Weight loss when taking Chantix ** :
How people recovered from Weight loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Eczema (24 people, 50.00%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (19 people, 39.58%)
- Osteopenia (6 people, 12.50%)
- Bipolar disorder (4 people, 8.33%)
- Panic disorder (2 people, 4.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Albuterol (36 people, 75.00%)
- Ativan (32 people, 66.67%)
- Zometa (30 people, 62.50%)
- Ibuprofen (29 people, 60.42%)
- Coumadin (27 people, 56.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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