Chantix Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Cancer-Causing Impurity

Pfizer faces a class action lawsuit over Chantix recalls filed in recent months, which alleges the presence of toxic impurities makes the smoking cessation drug an unacceptable risk of cancer for users.

The complaint (PDF) was filed by Rosalyn Harris in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on August 12, seeking class action status to pursue damages for all consumers who purchased recalled Chantix pills.

Chantix (varenicline) was introduced by Pfizer in 2006, as a prescription medication designed to help people quit smoking. However, the manufacturer halted Chantix distribution in June, when it was discovered pills may contain dangerous levels of a chemical byproduct, known as nitrosamines, which may increase the risk of cancer.

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Pfizer announced a Chantix recall in the U.S. a month later, and has since expanded the warnings to include additional lots of the medication that may contain N-nitroso-varenciline and other carcinogenic impurities.

Harris, of New Jersey, indicates she purchased several packs of Chantix which were later included in the recall, saying Pfizer represented Chantix as a safe and effective means, free from defects, to help her stop smoking.

“Ms. Harris relied on these representations and warranties in deciding to purchase Chantix from Defendant, and these representations and warranties were part of the basis of the bargain, in that she would not have purchased Chantix from Defendant on the same terms if she had known that it was not, in fact, properly manufactured and free from defects,” her lawsuit states.

Over the last few years, several drugs, such as Zantac, valsartan and metformin, have faced similar recalls, primarily to do the presence of a nitrosamine known as N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA).

Pfizer indicates it has received no reports of adverse events linked to this recall.

Harris’s lawsuit presents claims of breach of warranty, violation of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, unjust enrichment, and fraud. She seeks both compensatory and punitive damages for herself and other class members.

152 Comments

  • thomasNovember 17, 2021 at 4:01 pm

    I purchased the one month starter pak and came down with thyroid cancer afterwards. also my wife came down with stage 3b breast cancer some time after consuming chantix. we are definately concerned about this!

  • MaryNovember 15, 2021 at 9:01 pm

    I used chantix in 2009. I have focal asymmetries that may turn into cancer.

  • MartinNovember 15, 2021 at 6:29 pm

    I took Chantix for two years not knowing that it was only to be taken for a couple of months. I started losing weight for no apparent reason after I stopped and doctors could not figure out why. Finally by accident I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the Fall of 2020 and am on chemo. There is no history of cancer in my family and would not be surprised if Chantix was the cause.

  • SophiaNovember 14, 2021 at 9:57 pm

    Been taking this for a couple of years.

  • SophiaNovember 14, 2021 at 9:54 pm

    Was talking this for a year or to.

  • KourtneyNovember 13, 2021 at 7:43 pm

    I was prescribed the chantix kit and would like to know if my situation would be viewed as well.

  • ThomasNovember 13, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    I was on chantix in 2011 and 12 and quit smoking but in 2018 stage 3 prostate cancer

  • Ms. C.November 13, 2021 at 4:57 pm

    Im am also a former user/ victim of 6 month of Pfizer's "Chantix". Now I have to wait to see what happens. When ever this Class Action , moves forward, please add me to the lot, I kept all the evidence, for which I was being enticed to send it back to the pharmacy, upon their request. I've taken all 6 month supply of 4 weeks to a package. All except 1 pack. How could I send it back. I've ingested [Show More]Im am also a former user/ victim of 6 month of Pfizer's "Chantix". Now I have to wait to see what happens. When ever this Class Action , moves forward, please add me to the lot, I kept all the evidence, for which I was being enticed to send it back to the pharmacy, upon their request. I've taken all 6 month supply of 4 weeks to a package. All except 1 pack. How could I send it back. I've ingested it all .!!!. Please contact me to update when we the victims are moving forward. Stay Well To All.

  • KathyNovember 11, 2021 at 11:50 pm

    My husband was taking Chantix in 2008/2009 ...In 2010 he was diagnosed with stage 4 non small cell carcinoma of the lungs...On December 5 2012 he passed away from lung cancer... Can I be involved in this on his behalf or in honor of him??

  • JenniferNovember 11, 2021 at 9:02 pm

    I was on it often on for two years and my boyfriend was to. I still have some left we stopped taking it when I seen the recall on it now I see there’s a lawsuit against it

  • BettyNovember 10, 2021 at 4:46 pm

    I started using Chantix I got down to 2or5 cigarettes a day but I had nausea bad dreams and other side affects then I had to go to the doctor and I have stage 1 breast cancer

  • JeffNovember 10, 2021 at 10:02 am

    I was prescribed this pill for smoking and every prescription I filled was recalled. I called Pfizer company and they wouldn’t tell me y they recalled the meds. I still have a half of bottle full

  • ANTHONYNovember 9, 2021 at 6:43 pm

    I took chanyix in beginning of summer 2021...I begin yo have bad headaches.depressed and depression really bad and gritting my teeth,heart palpatation...couldn't poop...so many side effects and I don't understand why anyone would prescribe this to a human being,pains in my abdominal and more

  • BradNovember 8, 2021 at 4:43 pm

    I was taking this when the lawsuit stopped my re-ups on my prescription. I was right in the middle of quitting, down to 4 cigarettes a day then they take it away. Plus there's the concept that I could get cancer from taking what I did. About six months there's a lawsuit for this I want to be involved. I think I've got a pretty good case..

  • DannyNovember 8, 2021 at 8:53 am

    I was prescribed this for smoking. I stopped taking it after the first box. It made me deathly ill. My neighbor thought I was dying. Couldn't eat, sleep and threw up every morning

  • JulieNovember 7, 2021 at 4:25 pm

    I've been on Chantix off and on for the last 8 years.

  • michelleNovember 7, 2021 at 8:30 am

    I also am a victim of fizer pharmaceutical I just returned 5 recalled boxes that contained the cancer causing chemicals. Some where empty others had a couple of pills . Can I be apart of the law suit.

  • DanielleNovember 5, 2021 at 8:51 am

    Would like to know if I qualify

  • JustinNovember 4, 2021 at 7:06 pm

    Unacceptable

  • Charlescan INovember 4, 2021 at 6:32 am

    I was taking chantix around 2008-2009 can I be included in the lawsuit?

  • SusanNovember 2, 2021 at 6:55 pm

    I want my money back.

  • ScottNovember 2, 2021 at 8:04 am

    I have taken chantix for several years on and off My whole body aches from head to toe I had gotten addicted to the vivid dreams I was having Now without them I can not get any good sleep I wake up 5-6 times through the night

  • NicholasNovember 1, 2021 at 6:26 am

    Was prescribed thus in August 2021 after the recall in July this is truly disgusting to hear and I had all of the bad side effects associated with this drug on top of that already. Now to hear about this chemical that causes cancer.

  • MelissaOctober 31, 2021 at 10:17 pm

    I took Chantix on 3 different occasions. I was diagnosed with a rare ovarian cancer in February of 2019, papillary carcinoma thyroid cancer in April of 2019 and brain lesions in August of 2019. I also have had skin issues since taking Chantix, I can’t help but wonder if it could have caused it. I’ve had recurrences with both cancers this year and will have annual brain MRI in December to monitor t[Show More]I took Chantix on 3 different occasions. I was diagnosed with a rare ovarian cancer in February of 2019, papillary carcinoma thyroid cancer in April of 2019 and brain lesions in August of 2019. I also have had skin issues since taking Chantix, I can’t help but wonder if it could have caused it. I’ve had recurrences with both cancers this year and will have annual brain MRI in December to monitor the brain lesions.

  • AnastasiaOctober 30, 2021 at 9:48 pm

    Was currently taking it.

  • JamesOctober 30, 2021 at 7:53 pm

    Bad dreams and severe headaches

  • JamesOctober 30, 2021 at 12:44 pm

    I have taken Chantix for over a year and now have severe stomach issues. After multiple tests the dr can’t find out what’s going on. This drug causes extremely bad nightmares and now I sleep talk bad. Blood pressure runs high and causes bad headaches.

  • ShawnOctober 30, 2021 at 11:31 am

    This is really concerning because I have taken chantix twice. Once in 2016 and I quit smoking for 8-9 months, then here recently in the end of 2018 thru the beginning of 2019. I quit that time also for 8-9 months. I went to try again this year but that’s when the pharmacy gave me varenicline and told me about the recall. I was never informed or even knew about this recall until I received this me[Show More]This is really concerning because I have taken chantix twice. Once in 2016 and I quit smoking for 8-9 months, then here recently in the end of 2018 thru the beginning of 2019. I quit that time also for 8-9 months. I went to try again this year but that’s when the pharmacy gave me varenicline and told me about the recall. I was never informed or even knew about this recall until I received this medication from the pharmacy on 10-06-2021. So know I am a little worried and wondering what should be done at this point????

  • MedinaOctober 29, 2021 at 10:20 am

    I, too, have been on Chantix several times. I was on it when they made the recall. I had almost stopped smoking again. Unfortunately, I am a person who smokes their feelings (some eat their feelings). With the stress of the re-call and other things going on in my life right now, I am smoking again. Man! All this is adding insult to injury! Cancer scare from Chantix and smoking! I just can't win. H[Show More]I, too, have been on Chantix several times. I was on it when they made the recall. I had almost stopped smoking again. Unfortunately, I am a person who smokes their feelings (some eat their feelings). With the stress of the re-call and other things going on in my life right now, I am smoking again. Man! All this is adding insult to injury! Cancer scare from Chantix and smoking! I just can't win. How do you get into this class action suit?

  • PatriciaOctober 27, 2021 at 11:51 pm

    I got chantix prescribed to me by my doctor to help me stop smoking I was easily agitated and snappy over the smallest things I started getting bad headache and dreams I would have was so real like

  • WilliamOctober 27, 2021 at 9:49 am

    Does anyone know how we can be attached to this lawsuit for an amended complaint with additional Plaintiffs listed before I acquire legal counsel.? Would much appreciate it and I am hoping many others get involved. This is not fair. No side effects thus far however, I have to be prepared for the possibility of a negative end game.

  • SandraOctober 26, 2021 at 11:32 pm

    Well when I started taking this I really wanted to stop smoking I did know about the so-called nightmares which I never had. But all of a sudden I started getting this like buzzing in my head for a second then it would go away then I got dizzy. Well I started passing out couldn't get off the floor I don't know I called my doctor I said I'm getting off of this pill I was into the three week and I g[Show More]Well when I started taking this I really wanted to stop smoking I did know about the so-called nightmares which I never had. But all of a sudden I started getting this like buzzing in my head for a second then it would go away then I got dizzy. Well I started passing out couldn't get off the floor I don't know I called my doctor I said I'm getting off of this pill I was into the three week and I got right off no more for me. And I had three heart surgeries after this and now I have a loop recorder put in also because of the heart condition that came from I have no idea where. Don't know if this is related or not I am not a doctor but if anybody else has the same thing I'd like to know.

  • SherryOctober 26, 2021 at 9:58 pm

    This is extremely concerning! I have been on Chantix several times and now this recall this absolutely horrifies me.

  • janetOctober 26, 2021 at 6:22 pm

    I was told by my pharmacy that they were on back order and that the insurance would no longer cover it. Saturday I got 2 letters from Walmart Pharmacy about this recall. All I noticed was I was very forgetful. However Chantix did help me to quit smoking for well over a year, I am now just quitting again on my own. Seems easier this time around.

  • MichaelOctober 25, 2021 at 8:40 pm

    I was on this Chantix drug for at least 9 months and I remember my pharmacist tried to refill it and it was not in stock. That is all my pharmacist knew. They never got a notification and neither did I. I had stomach pains and I also felt like I had a lump in my throat and I still do. I have been worried ever since. I am seeking legal

  • TAMMYOctober 25, 2021 at 8:06 pm

    I'VE TAKEN CHANTIX SEVERAL TIMES, BUT THIS LAST TIME I ALSO RECEIVED A BATCH WHICH HAD BEEN RECALLED. WHO KNOWS, WE MAY HAVE TAKEN MORE THAN WHAT WE THINK OF THIS DRUG ..BEFORE IT WAS RECALLED I MEAN. VERY SCARY!!!

  • JuddOctober 22, 2021 at 3:55 pm

    Wow-I took this several times. Good to know they were poisoning us!

  • PeggyOctober 22, 2021 at 2:29 pm

    Hi, my name is Peggy Sue, I was on chantix 15 months ago for about 4 months. It really did work, I quit smoking & now I have small brown dots all over my skin and now My Dr suspects it is skin cancer caused by chantix. I will find out in a few wks when I go see my dermatologist. Please pray for me.....

  • NilzaOctober 21, 2021 at 10:18 pm

    I had gotten the batch that were to be recalled. I'm very consorned about the my health after this recall.

  • RodneyOctober 21, 2021 at 6:01 pm

    I was told by the pharmacy to stop talking the pills.

  • GraceOctober 21, 2021 at 8:06 am

    I have been taking this medication and been nauseous everyday and I forget things more than I ever did. I'm worried about future problems caused by this medication.

  • JohnOctober 20, 2021 at 12:49 pm

    I've been taking chantix for over a year now, and 3 1/2 weeks ago I got diagnosed with larynx cancer, I am healthy and never had any problems and now after over a year of taking chantix I got cancer, is there anyway I can find out if it was cause caused by chantix? And file a suit.

  • FrankOctober 20, 2021 at 10:33 am

    Ive been on chantix several times over the last few years. I was notified by both rite aid and my insurence co about the recall. After checking the lot that i was last given was part of the recall. In june i was diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer. What are my options??

  • BrandiOctober 20, 2021 at 8:52 am

    I was taking Chantix when it was taken off the market. I am actually sad bc I was making very good progress and had been taking it since May. Should I be contacting this attorney??? Thanks for any info! Prayers none of us have or get cancer!!

  • MichelleOctober 19, 2021 at 3:29 pm

    In really scared rite aid pharmacy sent me a letter for the recall of chantix , I had gotten the batches that were to be recalled I started getting nightmare really bad do I had to quit taking it , however the nightmares have not stopped , now 6 months later . Also cancer runsin my family my mom had both lung and brain cancer , the brain cancer killed her . Can I sue for all this

  • BrendaOctober 18, 2021 at 2:24 pm

    I couldn’t sleep and now with this recall, I’m really worried.

  • AshleyOctober 18, 2021 at 12:20 pm

    Shloud I be included?

  • YasminOctober 17, 2021 at 3:33 pm

    I took this drug three different times to try and stop smoking. I did have dreams and headaches. Now I don’t know but can I get help on this and where do I go from here I am having cancer screenings done now supposed it shows up later

  • VitaliyOctober 16, 2021 at 9:31 pm

    I been taken chantix for a few months now I have headiche in the morning and sometimes throw up please let me know if I can do anything to stop this Thank you Vitaliy

  • LanceOctober 16, 2021 at 5:09 pm

    I experienced minor side effects while taking Chantix. I'm more concerned about future potential harmful health effects,after reading this alert.

  • LauraOctober 16, 2021 at 12:30 am

    I have been put in hospital due to suicidal actions and left side numbness and sluggish speaking kidney problems I am having major issues and I need help

  • MoniqueOctober 15, 2021 at 3:14 pm

    I was prescribed and took over a period of time for smoking cessation. Through your the duration I did experience difference in my ability to move my bowels. It was very painful throughout each ordeal.

  • Michael EOctober 15, 2021 at 1:23 pm

    I need to open a Class Action Lawsuit against ChantixPfizer. I had taken 2 doses w/Chantix in February 21 2019, and September 5 2019. This product was to stop smoking. Ingredient in Chantix is cancer causing. I do not want cancer. A weight has put on for anxiety, we don't know.

  • DanielleOctober 15, 2021 at 12:45 pm

    I was using Chantix and so was my husband we stopped using when we recieved the recall. We have been on this a few times. I was getting very sick and my dr prescribed me 56 0.5 and refills when needed. How do we join this? I still have the boxes and bottles that match the reca numbers..

  • TinaOctober 15, 2021 at 5:38 am

    I took Chantix in 2007 I am afraid now with this massive recall, I am a type 2 diabetic on 3 different types of Insulin and the pill Actos please help me if you can.

  • ChristineOctober 13, 2021 at 3:20 pm

    Our 27 year old son took Chantix in May of 2021 for approximately a week and a half. He was so ill when he was taking it that he stopped and quit smoking on his own. In July 2021 he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic lymphoma.

  • MichaelOctober 13, 2021 at 1:20 am

    Took this a few different times over the years for awhile the very last time was so terrible nothing like the first my mental health is worse than ever after that ended up devorcied the mean side of me it brought out I didn't no was there very sad how people suffer for what's supposed to help

  • CharlotteOctober 12, 2021 at 4:37 pm

    my husband took chantix around 2010 and developed bladder cancer about 3 years ago . he is alright now but has to have checks to see if its still in remisson this after 3 surgeries.

  • DENISEOctober 12, 2021 at 4:30 pm

    I HAVE TAKEN CHANTIX SEVERAL TIMES OVER THE YEARS IN ATTEMPTS TO QUIT SMOKING UP TO AND INCLUDING 2021.

  • ReganOctober 12, 2021 at 4:12 pm

    My mother took Chantix for years. She was diagnosed with an aggressive metastatic cancer on June 14th after going to the ER with pain and passed away July 31st. She was taking 1mg twice daily. I am horrified but not shocked to find out this could have been the cause. The doctors best guess was that the cancer started in her Pancreas or somewhere in the GI tract. She chose palliative care so we did[Show More]My mother took Chantix for years. She was diagnosed with an aggressive metastatic cancer on June 14th after going to the ER with pain and passed away July 31st. She was taking 1mg twice daily. I am horrified but not shocked to find out this could have been the cause. The doctors best guess was that the cancer started in her Pancreas or somewhere in the GI tract. She chose palliative care so we did not pursue the origination to much and were too busy dealing with the cancer and mental health issues I believe this medication also aggravated.

  • MaryOctober 10, 2021 at 3:17 pm

    I just received a letter from the US Dept. of Veteran Affairs advising me to stop taking Chantix. Can other state residents be included in this lawsuit? I've been prescribed Chantix along with other medications that have the potential of causing horrific side effects and they too have been discontinued. I'm now literally on my death bed. I was Medically Retired from my Military service in 2010 aft[Show More]I just received a letter from the US Dept. of Veteran Affairs advising me to stop taking Chantix. Can other state residents be included in this lawsuit? I've been prescribed Chantix along with other medications that have the potential of causing horrific side effects and they too have been discontinued. I'm now literally on my death bed. I was Medically Retired from my Military service in 2010 after serving over 20 years without even being given a separation physical. I don't know if it's our Government or the Pharmaceutical Companies are covering up what the medications given to us have caused. Any information is appreciated.

  • JeffreyOctober 10, 2021 at 3:00 am

    I took it twice to quit smoking. Today I got a letter in the mail from the VA saying I took the recalled lots.

  • JamesOctober 9, 2021 at 8:37 pm

    Kidney legion. Took chantix twice. Had 2 ND batch recalled.

  • KellyOctober 9, 2021 at 4:44 pm

    My husband took it for 5 days. Severe stomach pain, I took him to the ER and he ended up spending 3 days. He had pancreatitis. His was also recalled. We contacted Schmidt Law, they said they are not doing a lawsuit against Pfizer. We don't know how to proceed, please help!

  • OktayOctober 9, 2021 at 4:30 pm

    How to be part of this class action?

  • RebeccaOctober 9, 2021 at 8:40 am

    I was prescribed CHANTIX in 2008 to quit smoking…took it for 12 weeks and was successful in permanently quitting smoking. In 2015 in MRI I was found to have kidney cancer with no previous history.I had left kidney removed and been ok since on yearly scans.

  • dannyOctober 9, 2021 at 3:38 am

    my wife took chantix and died from it a heart atack i took it had cancer this all happen in 2008 i want to be in this class achion lawsuite

  • DeborahOctober 8, 2021 at 3:01 pm

    I have to go through all kinds of tests to see if I have cancer on my one kidney. The doctor said it is just from recently. I was taking Chantix to stop smoking.

  • BruceOctober 8, 2021 at 2:59 pm

    I took chantix not to long ago for 2 month noticed stomach pain all the time now still having pain and feel nauseous alot when I was taking it I could not figure why I didnt feel good and all the stomach pain.I got letters from my pharmacy about recall and started reading online about problems associated with this product and new right away why I was hurting so bad.

  • Michael DavidOctober 8, 2021 at 2:50 am

    I live in the UK, I took a course of Champix in 2010, or more acurately I took half of the course as it worked so well I never needed to take the rest (which I still have even now) 3 years later I was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid leukaemia, which after seeing this I now suspect may have been as a result of taking champix The timing of cancer made me reticent to use it again, because after having[Show More]I live in the UK, I took a course of Champix in 2010, or more acurately I took half of the course as it worked so well I never needed to take the rest (which I still have even now) 3 years later I was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid leukaemia, which after seeing this I now suspect may have been as a result of taking champix The timing of cancer made me reticent to use it again, because after having the cancer and being faced with the prospect of an 80% chance of it returning in the first 5 years I reverted to smoking, but wasnt prepared to use the rest of the champix I had because I had a nagging worry at the back of my mind that the Champix had caused it and the risk didnt seem worth it I am now glad I didnt

  • TammyOctober 7, 2021 at 10:06 pm

    I was taking the Chantix a few times in the time of me smoking the last time was in December 2014. I was diagnosed with breast can cancer in September 2017.

  • SharonOctober 7, 2021 at 7:40 pm

    I've been taking Chantix off and on for years. I've been having problems with my heart beating real fast, feels like I'm having a heart attack. I've had severe pain in my head and all kinds of stomach problems.

  • SuziOctober 7, 2021 at 5:12 pm

    Since taking chantix I have been diagnosed with many medical ailments.

  • MaritzaOctober 7, 2021 at 4:26 pm

    I was prescribed Chantix for a month and felt ill brain fog and horrible stomach aces.

  • RichardOctober 7, 2021 at 3:58 pm

    I have taken Chantix for over five years and Am I would like to know more of what kind of sickness can I get I do have general malice

  • MiwandaOctober 7, 2021 at 3:08 pm

    My doctor prescribe me this medication pills and patches and I have been having heart problems and other issues.

  • JoniOctober 7, 2021 at 2:49 pm

    My mom took Chantix and was just diagnosed with bladder cancer.

  • LoriOctober 7, 2021 at 5:58 am

    My Dr prescribed Chantix as I was diagnosed with white matter changing with lesions so he needed me to quit smoking. I had the worst reaction and ended up in a psychiatric ward for seven days! Now I am having a full-blown hysterectomy on October 18th, 2021. I definitely want to be considered as part of this class action lawsuit!

  • KimberlyOctober 7, 2021 at 1:02 am

    Took chantix and I stopped smoking. But I ended up smoking again but now I smoke more than I did before using chantix. Had extreme bad dreams, severe headaches, burning stomach, memory loss,

  • JillOctober 4, 2021 at 8:10 pm

    So it there a class action lawsuit?

  • KerryOctober 4, 2021 at 4:45 pm

    I just received a letter from the Va stating to throw away my prescription. I recently had a cat scan done and a mass was found. We are currently undergoing more tests to find out what the mass is. While taking the meds I would get horribly sick to my stomach and horrible stomach pains. My dates for taking the meds are the dates listed.

  • CindyOctober 4, 2021 at 3:45 pm

    I just received another Recall notice from Walgreens today and it states that ALL LOTS were affected! F!

  • JohnOctober 4, 2021 at 3:29 pm

    I was taking this med when it was recalled, I stopped because of stomach pain. Now I wonder what will happen to me. I keep getting recall from my Pharmacy and and text messages ! Im sending left over pills back to company

  • DanielOctober 4, 2021 at 1:27 pm

    I took Chantix twice in my life, once in 2014 for a month and once in 2015 for three months. Am I now at risk for cancer? Should I be a part of this class action suit?? I have been a no -smoker now for 6 years but now I’m worried I’m still at risk.

  • TaraOctober 4, 2021 at 12:26 pm

    I t ook chantix now i cant hold my urine in i have depression and ptsd

  • WendyOctober 3, 2021 at 11:51 pm

    Since taking Chantix for the pass 7 years I've notice many si0de effects my stomach was always hurting and I have swelling glands, do to the side effects I also developed and nodule (mass) on my stomach that was remove 2 years ago I have to take stomach pills for life. When I complained to the doctor about the side effects the doctors did not know why.

  • DavidOctober 2, 2021 at 7:32 pm

    I was given Chantix by the VA in 2019 and took for several months. Now I received a letter from the VA stating it is part of a recall. Who can I talk with to get on a class action lawsuit against Chantix

  • SandraOctober 1, 2021 at 10:47 pm

    I have read some of the comments, I have some memory lose and just forgetting things.

  • AnneOctober 1, 2021 at 9:28 pm

    I've been taking chantix for over two years and I know I get wicked headaches from it. Last refill I have is 3/2/21 still have my bottle. If their is a law suit I want in.

  • NicoleOctober 1, 2021 at 1:57 pm

    I took Chantix back in March, April and May of 2020 which lead to medication induced psychosis. It landed me inpatient for two weeks, lost primary placement of my children, even though I didn’t hurt myself or anyone else. I lost my freedom on a chapter for 14 months being forced to take other meds I never needed.

  • JudsonSeptember 30, 2021 at 10:36 pm

    I was taking Chantix at the time as well as before I was diagnosed with prostrate cancer it steadily worsened and finally had to have my prostrate removed as the cancer was becoming very aggressive

  • SandraSeptember 30, 2021 at 10:35 pm

    I took chantix in 2017 and started getting heart attack symptoms. I now have 4 stints in my heart and need more help, but I don’t currently have insurance. I have been trying to get legal help but don’t know where to go or who to call. Can someone help?

  • LaVerne CleoSeptember 30, 2021 at 7:12 am

    I have taken chantix several times to stop smoking and in August of 2019 I was diagnosed with lung cancer, subsequently I had to have a section of my lower right lung removed and I was taking chantix at the time I was diagnosed, it had just started to metastasize and was all removed and I have had 2 CT scans since the surgery which have both come back clear and no changes a year apart, so I have [Show More]I have taken chantix several times to stop smoking and in August of 2019 I was diagnosed with lung cancer, subsequently I had to have a section of my lower right lung removed and I was taking chantix at the time I was diagnosed, it had just started to metastasize and was all removed and I have had 2 CT scans since the surgery which have both come back clear and no changes a year apart, so I have to believe that the chantix was the cause of my cancer not the smoking.

  • NancySeptember 29, 2021 at 9:09 pm

    My husband took Chantix for 5 years. He is dead from cancer. This stuff is poison.

  • JOHNSeptember 29, 2021 at 8:58 pm

    I was taking this med when it was recalled, I stopped because of stomach pain. Now I wonder what will happen to me. I keep getting recall from my Pharmacy and and text messages ! It was the tainted lots I took I still have it !

  • StephanieSeptember 29, 2021 at 7:23 pm

    I took Chantix a couple of months gefore it was recalled. Felt ill. Had brain fog. And other stuff.

  • DarlaSeptember 29, 2021 at 3:44 am

    I took the Chantix starting pkg from a local pharmacy lot #NDC 0069-0471-03 and it felt like it was burning a hole in my stomache. Now I know why and to this day I still have issues!

  • ColinSeptember 28, 2021 at 10:53 pm

    Used Chanticleer for 4 months this year and also the early part of last year I have just been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

  • GordonSeptember 27, 2021 at 10:55 pm

    I took Chantix for six months now I am losing my memory.

  • JasonSeptember 26, 2021 at 11:36 pm

    I’ve taken Chanticleer on and off for yrs now. Also received a letter from my dr saying I took the bad batch and to call the fda. So I did. They made me feel it was no big deal and pushed me aside. I’d like to be apart of the lawsuit

  • SandraSeptember 26, 2021 at 4:52 pm

    I took chantix in 2017 and started getting heart attack symptoms. I now have 4 stints in my heart and need more help, but I don’t currently have insurance. I have been trying to get legal help but don’t know where to go or who to call. Can someone help?

  • HughSeptember 26, 2021 at 3:46 am

    I was prescribed Chantix to quit smoking took for 30 days now I have a hole in my bladder and have to have surgery to repair I never had any issues with my bladder ever anyone else have this problem

  • DanielSeptember 25, 2021 at 9:57 pm

    Took Chantix to guit smoking through a program at A university using Chantix exclusively and began bleeding from the rectum and was diagnosed with rectal cancer, often wandered about that coincidence and would like to talk with a lawyer.

  • DeannaSeptember 25, 2021 at 11:42 am

    Started chantix 2021a week later it cause a major chemical reaction mentality (caused outraged anger) ended up in jail. The judge said I had some reaction from the Chantix and drop my charges.

  • ScottSeptember 25, 2021 at 8:14 am

    Developed Non Hoskins Lymphoma and Brain cancer after taking Chantix.

  • ColinSeptember 25, 2021 at 4:25 am

    I just received recall information on behalf of my chantix. I've had chantix twice in two years full doses. I'd like more info on this for both times taking made me feel sick and blood pressure always ran high. I'm concerned for my well being on behalf of the neglect of this medicine not being evidently fully tested.

  • VICKISeptember 24, 2021 at 8:01 pm

    I took Chantix in 2004 and 2005 and developed both breast cancer and lung g cancer in 2008. Am I eligible for this class action suit?

  • MissySeptember 24, 2021 at 2:01 pm

    I took Chantix in 2007. I developed breast cancer in 2008, at the age of 38. Had a bilateral mastectomy in 2009. Now I wonder if this could be why....

  • RachelSeptember 24, 2021 at 1:27 pm

    I took Chantix. Not long after that I was diagnosed with bladder Cancer. I recieved a letter from my pharmacy stating the lot I took was recalled for bladder cancer etc. I have since underwent chemo and the removal of my bladder, ovaries and a portion of my vagina.

  • PatriciaSeptember 23, 2021 at 5:23 pm

    I took Chantix in 2008 to quit smoking. About 3 months after taking it I had my first episode of Paroxsysmal Atrial Fibrilation, a heart arrythmia. I was taken to the hospital and medication was given to get my heart back into sinus rythm. It took a few hours. I started seeing a cardiologist after that, and recurring episodes of Afib led to medications for Afib, including a blood thinner on a dail[Show More]I took Chantix in 2008 to quit smoking. About 3 months after taking it I had my first episode of Paroxsysmal Atrial Fibrilation, a heart arrythmia. I was taken to the hospital and medication was given to get my heart back into sinus rythm. It took a few hours. I started seeing a cardiologist after that, and recurring episodes of Afib led to medications for Afib, including a blood thinner on a daily basis since then. On September 13 of this year I was diagnosed with bladder cancer. The tumor was removed immediately the next day in a surgical procedure, which included filling my bladder with chemotherapy. I am scheduled for a follow up on October 1, where I will get details about the type of cancer it was & if they got it all, I will have to be scanned 3 to 4 times a year for at least 2 years to ensure it doesn't come back. I will be at high risk for stroke the rest of my due to Afib. I never had any heart problems until shortly after I took Chantix in 2008.

  • TammySeptember 23, 2021 at 12:25 pm

    My sister took Chantix years ago to quit smoking. Not long after that she had to have her thyroid removed and is on medication for the rest of her life. Years after that she was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. She is in remission now, thank god. From the effects of chemo she now has chrons disease. I don’t know if all of this has anything to do with chantix but would like to learn more.

  • MichelleSeptember 23, 2021 at 12:21 pm

    I took chantix and had thyroid cancer. How do I find out if I'm qualified ?

  • TomSeptember 23, 2021 at 10:54 am

    I was taking the chantix according to the prescription and than it was recalled and could not get the next months supply . I had to quit cold turkey. Give me some money please

  • ScottSeptember 23, 2021 at 6:17 am

    I developed Non Hodgkin Lymphoma after regularly taken Chanticleer. Is their any legal recourse?

  • KellySeptember 23, 2021 at 2:03 am

    Just diagnosed with breast cancer and was taking chantix for the last four years

  • Mary AnnSeptember 22, 2021 at 8:46 pm

    I took the recalled Chantix from January 1st 2021 to April 8th and it caused me to have several serious health problems, one of which I had to have surgery and I have been trying to find an attorney that can help me with a lawsuit

  • annieSeptember 22, 2021 at 5:41 pm

    I received letter regarding chantix recall from Ingenio rx informing me, about chantix need attorney.

  • SunshineSeptember 22, 2021 at 1:19 pm

    I been on and off Chantix since 2017 and then from September of 2020 up until today when my doctor told mr to stop taking this immediately because he knows I'm high risk for breast cancer and lung cancer. I'm interested in filing a lawsuit.

  • DavidSeptember 21, 2021 at 5:28 pm

    I have taking a whole bottle from the recalled lots before I knew anything about it, then having to stop it cold turkey the side effects was even worse! I can't take any other alternatives or use any of the other stop smoking products so this was my only hope and I was doing well on it. Now being off of it cold turkey since recall with no alternative in the works. And no product back on market fro[Show More]I have taking a whole bottle from the recalled lots before I knew anything about it, then having to stop it cold turkey the side effects was even worse! I can't take any other alternatives or use any of the other stop smoking products so this was my only hope and I was doing well on it. Now being off of it cold turkey since recall with no alternative in the works. And no product back on market from chantix without the elevated cancer agents...it's been hell! I would like to be included in the class action suit please.

  • JessicaSeptember 21, 2021 at 2:52 pm

    Diagnosed 4/21 with breast cancer Previously on Chantix

  • MarkSeptember 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    I started taking Chantix two months ago. And then was told by my pharmacist that it was on back order for over a month. And then heard about the recall. I want to get in on this lawsuit.

  • SeanSeptember 20, 2021 at 11:42 pm

    I took chantix and got cancer in 2016 before I was 25 years old. Would love to participate in legal action

  • DeniseSeptember 20, 2021 at 9:26 pm

    Took Chantix almost 3 years ago to quit smoking and now I’m scared I might get cancer after reading this.

  • LindaSeptember 20, 2021 at 8:45 pm

    It took two rounds of Chantix to quit smoking since June 2019. The second round, which I started Sept. 21st, 2020, I was smoke free within a week however I was still on them until Dec. 2020. (Maintenance phase) This second round has had serious long lasting effects on my mental/emotional state even now. I'm also now concerned about my weight loss. I also want to mention I did get a letter that sta[Show More]It took two rounds of Chantix to quit smoking since June 2019. The second round, which I started Sept. 21st, 2020, I was smoke free within a week however I was still on them until Dec. 2020. (Maintenance phase) This second round has had serious long lasting effects on my mental/emotional state even now. I'm also now concerned about my weight loss. I also want to mention I did get a letter that stated I was prescribed at least one lot of the tainted batches.

  • ValerieSeptember 20, 2021 at 2:26 pm

    I have taken Chantix to help quit smoking,now I have breast cancer years later,what is next step,how do I become part of law suit?

  • KatiSeptember 20, 2021 at 1:03 pm

    How do I participate in the lawsuit. I took Chantix a few yrs ago and completely lost my mind. I woke up in a mental institution. 3 wks I was gone. I was here physically but I was in a different reality. I have not been the same since.

  • SandySeptember 20, 2021 at 12:38 pm

    I took Chantix for a good while before 2012. I ended up with cancer that almost took my life. I would be very interested in Any class action lawsuit against Pfizer concerning Chantix. Please contact me regarding this. Thank you.

  • SarahSeptember 20, 2021 at 8:13 am

    I took Chantix on and off for numerous years to try to quit smoking. I have had respiratory issues, a high white blood cell count, I experienced depression, severe nausea where I threw up a lot and my throat is always sore. I developed a hand condition after taking it and Cancer runs in my family. I have had severe mood issues I never had prior to taking Chantix that led to numerous hospitalizatio[Show More]I took Chantix on and off for numerous years to try to quit smoking. I have had respiratory issues, a high white blood cell count, I experienced depression, severe nausea where I threw up a lot and my throat is always sore. I developed a hand condition after taking it and Cancer runs in my family. I have had severe mood issues I never had prior to taking Chantix that led to numerous hospitalizations I never needed before taking this pharmaceutical

  • JamesSeptember 20, 2021 at 7:20 am

    Also took chantix and would like to pursue in a class action lawsuit if one comes about thanks

  • DonnaSeptember 20, 2021 at 4:07 am

    My husband has taken 2 complete courses of Chantix we need information on the class action

  • ShawnaSeptember 18, 2021 at 11:48 pm

    How do I participate in this lawsuit im very scared now please email info

  • JohneneSeptember 18, 2021 at 11:17 pm

    I was taking chantix to stop smoking I developed breast cancer I

  • RhondaSeptember 18, 2021 at 9:11 pm

    I started the prescription and within 3 weeks of taking it I started having trouble swallowing not just these pills but anything and it continued to get worse. 2 and a half months later I was so sick and couldn't eat and then was diagnosed with stage 3 lymphoma which is generally rare for someone my age. I have now completed 2 chemo treatments and not sure what I'm facing as far as recovering 100[Show More]I started the prescription and within 3 weeks of taking it I started having trouble swallowing not just these pills but anything and it continued to get worse. 2 and a half months later I was so sick and couldn't eat and then was diagnosed with stage 3 lymphoma which is generally rare for someone my age. I have now completed 2 chemo treatments and not sure what I'm facing as far as recovering 100% please someone let me know who to contact about this.

  • JulieSeptember 18, 2021 at 3:39 pm

    I took Chanticleer ( prescribed by a doctor years ago). It made me have thoughts of suicide ( which I have never had those kinds of thoughts before or since). Also angry and irritable. Stopped taking it after 3 weeks! Chantix is very bad and doesn’t work for smoking cessation! Enter me in this lawsuit also!

  • ChristinaSeptember 18, 2021 at 1:35 pm

    I would like to be included in the class action lawsuit

  • AshleySeptember 18, 2021 at 12:25 pm

    Quit smoking on Chantix…thought it was a miracle drug, until I slowly felt progressively worse as the year…years went on. Got a bad case of thyroiditis and felt horrible as my levels spiked for months on end. Damage from inflammation was so bad it destroyed my thyroid and now having to take medication for the rest of my life for an under active thyroid. Used to be a real go getter and now I strug[Show More]Quit smoking on Chantix…thought it was a miracle drug, until I slowly felt progressively worse as the year…years went on. Got a bad case of thyroiditis and felt horrible as my levels spiked for months on end. Damage from inflammation was so bad it destroyed my thyroid and now having to take medication for the rest of my life for an under active thyroid. Used to be a real go getter and now I struggle for the energy to get out of bed. Losing my hair,eyebrows…feel like shit even on my medication. I always said what a coincidence after quoting smoking my health takes a decline…didn’t make sense, now it does…CHANTIX! I want in on this B.S!

  • stephanieSeptember 17, 2021 at 8:44 pm

    I would like to participate in Pfizer’s Chantix class action lawsuit, but I don't se that there is one as yet. When I was taking the pills, they made me agitated and depressed. I than weened off them. the problem is, how would we know if we get cancer later down the road caused by this drug?

  • JasonSeptember 16, 2021 at 10:13 pm

    I got Ménière’s disease after taking chantix. It still affects me, 8 years later. Please let me enter this law suit. I know it’s from the chantix! I’ve been saying it for years, chantix is horrible!

  • SharonSeptember 16, 2021 at 7:49 pm

    I took chantix for over a year prescribed by my physician! Need info on class action suit, just was told i had pneumonia on Tue may be something else need info about what to do!!!

  • AngelaSeptember 16, 2021 at 4:45 pm

    I was taking chantix and was switched August 31/21 to the generic APO-VARENICLINE 1mg twice a day. Should I be taking this ? Please let me know my options. Thank You 9/16/2021

  • VickySeptember 16, 2021 at 2:02 am

    I have been taking Chantix on and off for years trying to quit smoking because I have COPD and have l lung loss, now worried I'm going to get sicker with cancer!

  • CarrieSeptember 16, 2021 at 12:30 am

    I received a letter also. I already took the pills that were in the blister packaging. I still have the follow up pills that came in the bottle though.

  • JeremySeptember 15, 2021 at 8:33 pm

    Have consistently taken Chantix on and off the last 2 years. Have seen decreased lung capacity in the last 18 months.

  • DavidSeptember 15, 2021 at 3:48 pm

    I have taken chantix. Ndc 00069-0471-03. I have prostate cancer. Please let me know what to do next.

  • BethSeptember 14, 2021 at 9:17 pm

    Interested participant

  • MelanieSeptember 13, 2021 at 4:33 pm

    I have been prescribed Chantix about four times in the past six years and have taken it all of those times for several months at a time. Please contact me with lawsuit information.

  • DanielSeptember 13, 2021 at 5:04 am

    I received a letter in the mail informing me that one of the doses of Chantix that was prescribed to me was infected with cancer causing ingredients. What are my options from a legal standpoint?

  • LucasSeptember 9, 2021 at 5:22 pm

    Need to participate in litigation, please contact me! After I was diagnosed with multiple lung nodules, I chose to take this drug. During the lung cancer investigation, taking this drug caused the blood CEA index to rise, which caused great harm to my mind and body.

  • RobertSeptember 9, 2021 at 10:14 am

    I took tainted chantix now im on espogus medicine

  • zoeSeptember 4, 2021 at 3:59 am

    I need to participate in Pfizer's class action lawsuit against smoking cessation drugs.

  • DanielAugust 28, 2021 at 3:27 am

    I have taken almost all of one of the lots of Chantix that contain cancer causing ingredients. I would like to know what my options are for filing a lawsuit.

  • ChristineAugust 25, 2021 at 8:54 pm

    I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis while taking chantix about 23 years ago. It made my BP spike so bad I thought my head was going to explode. I have heard there may be a link to chantix and ms...

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