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Champix Report: Metallic taste tongue swollen

Champix Report: Metallic taste tongue swollen

A following Champix side effect report was submitted by a user.

Female patient reported the following Champix side effects :
metallic taste on tongue, swollen eyelids, sore eyes, nausea, constipation, digestive pain, bloating,loss of appetite, nicotine cravings

reduced dose to .5 once a day with side effects persisting and nicotine cravings persisting

Medication Dosage: 1.0mg
Medication Frequency: twice a day
Patient Age: 55
Patient Weight: 130
Other medications: bioidentical hormones
Diagnosis: Smoking Cessation
Pre-existing conditions: allergy to Zyban, gall bladder polyps
Hospitalized? No
Life-threatening? No
Disabled? No
Birth Defects? No
Was intervention required to prevent damage? No
Other serious medical events? No
Died? No

It is estimated that 1.5 million preventable adverse drug events occur each year. Many more millions of mild adverse drug events occur each year which can affect your health, mental state, and normal everyday functioning. Drug side effects can cause death, disability, and illness.

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Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all. PatientsVille on Facebook
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