Chantix-induced mental status changes in a young healthy female.

A 24-year-old Caucasian female was voluntarily admitted to an inpatient psyciatric unit after starting varenicline (Chantix). She reported feelings of paranoia, anxiety and suicidal ideation. She had no known history of psychiatric illness and was on no other medications prior to starting varenicline. This was her first attempt at smoking cessation, and she… CONTINUE READING