Chantix Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Constipation
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Gas
  • Head Pain
  • Throwing Up

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Angina
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Acute Infection Of The Nose, Throat Or Sinus
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Feeling Weak
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Increased Hunger
  • Indigestion
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Itching
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Low Energy
  • Nightmares
  • Not Feeling Well
  • Rash
  • Runny Nose
  • Sluggishness

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Accidental Injury
  • Anemia
  • Behaving With Excessive Cheerfulness And Activity
  • Chest Pain
  • Delusions
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Giant Hives
  • Hallucination
  • Having Thoughts Of Suicide
  • Heart Attack
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Panic Disorder
  • Paranoia
  • Problems Metabolizing Alcohol
  • Psychosis Caused By A Drug
  • Seizures
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Suicidal
  • Thoughts Of Hurting Or Killing Others
  • Transient Ischemic Attack
  • Unconscious

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Backache
  • Cannot Focus Thoughts
  • Cramps
  • Diarrhea
  • Disturbance Of Attention
  • Dizzy
  • Excess Urination
  • Feeling Agitated
  • Feeling Anger Toward Something
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Hives
  • Joint Pain
  • Mood Changes
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nosebleed
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Problem Behavior
  • Problem With Periods
  • Problems With Eyesight
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleepwalking
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Taste Problems
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Toothache
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Weight Gain

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