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Varenicline Tartrate

Popular Brands: : Chantix, Champix, Varenicline Tartrate
Official FDA Reports229,980
Social Media Events8,569
Total Posts4,735
Avg. Review Score3.80/ 5
Active Ingredients
  • Varenicline Tartrate
Approved Uses *

* Extracted from Drug Label

Brands and Other Names
Manufacturers
  • Pfizer Inc

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* Extracted from FDA Adverse Event Report

Explanation

The quarterly trend chart illustrates changing levels of adverse events over time. Results from both the FDA Adverse Event Database (FAERS) and adverse events extracted from social media by Druginformer are plotted side-by-side for easy comparison.


The proportion of people completing user reviews who complained about a side effect.

The proportion of social media adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.

The proportion of FAERS (FDA) adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.


Varenicline Tartrate Side Effects

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* DrugInformer calculates alarm using a proprietary algorithm. Alarm should not be taken as an ofiicial signal from the FDA or other regulatory entity.


User Voices

The following are comments from users that experienced side effects while taking Varenicline Tartrate

Abnormal Dreams

... anything pleasant because those things just weren't worth it anymore now that she did not have her old habit of smoking. That worried me. Also on the program she experienced vivid dreams that were not...


Source: CHANTIX-review-21622

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Weight Increased

disrupts sleep patterns, terrible dreams, Weight Gain , depression 3 months smoke-free with depression side effects My wife and I were both smokers for over 30 years. Our Dr....


Source: CHANTIX-review-21622

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Depression

disrupts sleep patterns, terrible dreams, Weight Gain, depression 3 months smoke-free with depression side effects My wife and I were both smokers for over 30 years. Our Dr....


Source: CHANTIX-review-21622

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Tremor, Abnormal dreams, Migraine

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on July 26, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Vivid dreams of planes crashing on my house and i cant find my kids. It's a recurring dream. Tremors, minor ones, migraines but on imitrex. But.. i havent had a cig in a month!

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Headache, Nausea, Abnormal dreams, Insomnia

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on July 23, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Nauseous for about 20 min after dose vivid, not necessarily bad, dreams headaches insomnia Has really worked. "Quit" so many times over the past 15 years and this tim...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Headache

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on July 14, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Major, I mean major headaches!!!! Taken Chantix before with no issues.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Anger, Anxiety, Abnormal dreams, Depression

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on June 17, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Every side effect known to man kind.do your best to keep focused in yourself. Try not to let the depression anxiety or anger control you. Remember its the meds not you.remember they are...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on June 16, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Only strange deams. No problem. Thanks for making Chantix. I stopped after 38 years.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Nightmare, Anger, Lung neoplasm malignant

Posted By greenesgt in fdb.rxlist.com on June 9, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Horrible side affects! Violent nightmares, anger issues! Of would rather get lung cancer than to go through this again! It cost me, my marriage! DONT RISK IT!!!

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Abnormal dreams

Posted By Anonymous in fdb.rxlist.com on June 8, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Smoked a pack a day but s topped completely on day 8. Vivid dreams, constipation and gas and bloating but they are all cheaper than smoking. Chantix makes it too easy to quit. I didn't even have to t...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Nonna in fdb.rxlist.com on June 2, 2015 @ 12:00 am

I am 66 years old and have been smoking since I was 19. I had thought about quitting, but never had the will power to even try. Then I saw a commercial for Chantix and for some reason was inspired t...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By ralphy61 in fdb.rxlist.com on June 1, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Well I started bout a week ago and so far it's been a success, I have no cravings for smoking on top of that I using the Nicotrol Inhaler which also helps a great dea, I haven't reached my second week...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Abnormal dreams

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on May 26, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: VIVID DREAMS not bad but real and linked to stuff that happens to me during the day. Been off it for 8 years but whatever part of my brain it unlocked is still open. I like it. ...


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* About FAERS: The FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) is used by FDA for activities such as looking for new safety concerns that might be related to a marketed product, evaluating a manufacturer's compliance to reporting regulations and responding to outside requests for information. Reporting of adverse events is a voluntary process, and not every report is sent to FDA and entered into FAERS. The FAERS database may contain duplicate reports, the report quality is variable, and many factors may influence reporting (e.g., media attention, length of time a drug is marketed, market share). For these reasons, FAERS case reports cannot be used to calculate incidence or estimates of risk for a particular product or compare risks between products.