Hypothyroidism and Metallic taste - from FDA reports


Metallic taste is found among people with Hypothyroidism, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Synthroid and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Metallic taste with Hypothyroidism. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 450 people who have Hypothyroidism from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 21, 2017

450 people who have Hypothyroidism and Metallic Taste are studied.

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Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Metallic Taste *:

  • female: 89.24 %
  • male: 10.76 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Metallic Taste *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.28 %
  • 20-29: 1.69 %
  • 30-39: 3.65 %
  • 40-49: 15.17 %
  • 50-59: 23.31 %
  • 60+: 55.9 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (109 people, 24.22%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (76 people, 16.89%)
  • Depression (53 people, 11.78%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (43 people, 9.56%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (33 people, 7.33%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (217 people, 48.22%)
  • Levoxyl (52 people, 11.56%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (39 people, 8.67%)
  • Vitamin D (25 people, 5.56%)
  • Fosamax (23 people, 5.11%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Nausea (97 people, 21.56%)
  • Fatigue (66 people, 14.67%)
  • Headache (63 people, 14.00%)
  • Dry Mouth (63 people, 14.00%)
  • Weight Decreased (57 people, 12.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Metallic taste and Hypothyroidism?


Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine thyroid, Levothroid (latest reports from 82,830 Hypothyroidism patients)

Metallic Taste

Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) has been reported by people with insomnia, hepatitis c, high blood pressure (latest reports from 43,425 Metallic taste patients).

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