Hypothyroidism and Metallic taste - from FDA reports

Summary

Metallic taste is found among people with Hypothyroidism, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Synthroid and have High blood pressure. We study 416 people who have Metallic taste and Hypothyroidism from FDA. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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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 77,460 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 40,611 Metallic taste patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

416 people who have Hypothyroidism and Metallic Taste are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

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

  • female: 89.58 %
  • male: 10.42 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.31 %
  • 20-29: 1.83 %
  • 30-39: 3.36 %
  • 40-49: 14.98 %
  • 50-59: 24.16 %
  • 60+: 55.35 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (101 people, 24.28%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (72 people, 17.31%)
  • Depression (50 people, 12.02%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (39 people, 9.38%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (32 people, 7.69%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (199 people, 47.84%)
  • Levoxyl (50 people, 12.02%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (39 people, 9.38%)
  • Vitamin D (24 people, 5.77%)
  • Fosamax (23 people, 5.53%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Nausea (86 people, 20.67%)
  • Headache (59 people, 14.18%)
  • Fatigue (58 people, 13.94%)
  • Dry Mouth (56 people, 13.46%)
  • Weight Decreased (52 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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