Possible Side Effects

Want to quit smoking, but cold turkey won’t do it for you? There’s always Chantix, it’s just that the possible side effects are

  • Nausea
  • Insomnia
  • Headaches
  • Abnormal dreams
  • Gas
  • Changes in taste
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
  • Indigestion or heartburn
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (also known as GERD or acid reflux)
  • Dry mouth
  • Nightmares
  • Drowsiness
  • Lethargy
  • Fatigue or weakness
  • Runny nose
  • Increased or decreased appetite
  • Extreme nausea or vomiting
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Suicidal behavior
  • Psychotic, aggressive, or strange behavior
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including unexplained rash, hives, itching, and unexplained swelling
  • Anemia
  • Migraines
  • Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
  • A spinning sensation (vertigo)
  • Thyroid problems
  • Dry eyes
  • Vision problems, including night blindness
  • Cataracts
  • Diarrhea
  • Gingivitis
  • Stomach ulcers
  • High cholesterol
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sexual problems
  • Increased sweating
  • Dry skin
  • Psoriasis

But no problem. You just know there’s a drug for any of these side effects. For nausea, for instance, you could take Zofran. The possible side effects associated with taking Zofran are:

  • Headache
  • Tiredness (fatigue) or a general ill feeling
  • Constipation
  • Low oxygen levels
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea
  • Gynecological disorders (problems with the female reproductive system)
  • Anxiety or agitation
  • Difficulty emptying the bladder (urinary retention)
  • Itching
  • Dizziness
  • Chest pain
  • Unexplained skin rash
  • Itching
  • Hives
  • Unexplained swelling
  • Wheezing
  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Unsteady or shaky movements
  • Tremors
  • Shakiness, tremors, or unusually stiff muscles
  • Increased liver enzymes (found using a blood test)
  • Increased heart rate (tachycardia)
  • Chest pain
  • Changes in heart rhythm (especially an arrhythmia called QT prolongation)
  • Flushing (redness of the skin, especially the face)
  • Hiccups
  • Spasms of muscles of the eye, causing the eyes to become fixed in a certain position, often staring upward
  • Temporary blindness

Ok, what about insomnia. You could take Ambien. But there are possible side effects, among the side effects, but not limited to……

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