Chantix Report: Paranoid acute psychosis which
A following Chantix side effect report was submitted by a user.
Female patient reported the following Chantix side effects :
Paranoid acute psychosis which required hospitalization. hypokalemia, shortness of breath, anxiety, depression, light sensitivity, headaches, nausea, constipation, muscle pain, ringing ears, sleep issues, loss of conciousness, gert, blurry vision
Medication Dosage: 1/2 recommended dosage
Medication Frequency: twice daily
Patient Age: 45
Patient Weight: 120
Other medications: none
Diagnosis: smoking cessation
Pre-existing conditions: smoking, allergy to penicillin
Birth Defects? No
Was intervention required to prevent damage? No
Other serious medical events? 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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