Chantix and Factitious disorder - from FDA reports


Factitious disorder is found among people who take Chantix, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old also take medication Betaseron, and have Birth control. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 75,614 people who have side effects when taking Chantix from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 05, 2018

75,614 people reported to have side effects when taking Chantix.
Among them, 6 people (0.01%) have Factitious disorder


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chantix cause Factitious disorder?

Gender of people who have Factitious disorder when taking Chantix *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Factitious disorder when taking Chantix *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 6 people, 100.00%
  2. Birth Control: 6 people, 100.00%
  3. Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood): 2 people, 33.33%
  4. Depression: 2 people, 33.33%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Betaseron: 6 people, 100.00%
  2. Lo/ovral: 5 people, 83.33%
  3. Wellbutrin: 2 people, 33.33%
  4. Trileptal: 2 people, 33.33%
  5. Neurontin: 2 people, 33.33%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 6 people, 100.00%
  2. Amenorrhea (absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age): 6 people, 100.00%
  3. Abnormal Dreams: 6 people, 100.00%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 5 people, 83.33%
  5. Menstruation Irregular: 5 people, 83.33%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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