Who have Facial wasting with Chantix - from FDA reports


Facial wasting is reported only by a few people who take Chantix. We study 79,342 people who have side effects while taking Chantix from FDA. Among them, 1 have Facial wasting. Find out below who they are, when they have Facial wasting and more.

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On Feb, 11, 2019

79,342 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 1 person (0.0%) has Facial wasting


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chantix cause Facial wasting?

Gender of people who have Facial wasting when taking Chantix *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Facial wasting when taking Chantix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zocor: 1 person, 100.00%
  2. Clarithromycin: 1 person, 100.00%
  3. Guaifenesin: 1 person, 100.00%
  4. Furosemide: 1 person, 100.00%
  5. Fluoxetine: 1 person, 100.00%
  6. Flagyl: 1 person, 100.00%
  7. Effexor: 1 person, 100.00%
  8. Drisdol: 1 person, 100.00%
  9. Doxycycline Hyclate: 1 person, 100.00%
  10. Digoxin: 1 person, 100.00%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath): 1 person, 100.00%
  2. Bronchiectasis (abnormal widening of the bronchi or their branches, causing a risk of infection): 1 person, 100.00%
  3. Bundle Branch Block Left (absence of transmission of electric impulses from the atrioventricular (av) bundle of his to the left ventricle): 1 person, 100.00%
  4. Cardiac Failure Congestive: 1 person, 100.00%
  5. Cardiac Murmur (an heart sound in valve abnormality): 1 person, 100.00%
  6. Cardiac Valve Disease (heart valve disease): 1 person, 100.00%
  7. Chest X-Ray Abnormal: 1 person, 100.00%
  8. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 1 person, 100.00%
  9. Common Peroneal Nerve Dysfunction (dysfunction of nerve controlling movement and sensation to the lower leg, foot and toes): 1 person, 100.00%
  10. Computerised Tomogram Abnormal: 1 person, 100.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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