Chantix® Attorneys Jacksonville FDA Recall, Warning or Action: The FDA says Chantix® may be associated with increased risk of heart problems. While cardiovascular adverse events were infrequent overall, certain events such as heart attack were more frequent in patients treated with the drug compared to patients treated with a placebo. We recognize that almost everyone will take a prescription drug or undergo a surgical procedure to install a medical product at some time during their life. In-house team members constantly review the favorable decisions that are issued by state and federal courts for suits concerning harmful medications and defective healthcare product companies. Often, the danger with a pharmaceutical product lies in incomplete testing during the research and development cycle. Side Effects of Chantix® Use Chantix® (varenicline) is in a medication class called smoking cessation aids. It is supposed to work by blocking the pleasant effects of nicotine on the brain. Possible ill effects and negative patient outcomes include: Thoughts About Suicide or Dying New or Worse Depression Feeling Very Agitated or Restless Acting Aggressive, Being Angry, or Violent Acting on Dangerous Impulses NOTE: Patients taking Chantix® are considered to be at an increased risk of depression and suicidal thoughts. Our lawyers sometimes work directly with other qualified litigation law firms to ensure adequate restitution for our injured clients or grieving loved ones. If you or a loved one was injured or died due to a dangerous drug or failed medical device, contact us at 904-251-1111 or 1-800-251-1111 for a FREE initial consultation.