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Would you have Metallic taste (Taste - impaired) when you have Hypothyroidism?

Summary: Metallic taste is found among people with Hypothyroidism, especially people who are female, 50-59 old, also have High blood pressure, and take medication Synthroid.

We study 241 people who have Metallic taste (Taste - impaired) and Hypothyroidism from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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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, Armour Thyroid. (latest reports from 49,732 Hypothyroidism patients)

Metallic taste

Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression. (latest reports from 24,319 Metallic taste patients)

On Apr, 1, 2015: 241 people who have hypothyroidism and Metallic Taste are studied.

Trend of Metallic taste in hypothyroidism reports

Gender of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Metallic taste * :

Metallic taste88.62%11.38%

Age of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Metallic taste * :

Metallic taste0.00%0.00%0.00%1.87%7.01%14.49%21.96%54.67%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Metallic taste0.00%40.00%60.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (45 people, 18.67%)
  2. Depression (37 people, 15.35%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (36 people, 14.94%)
  4. Osteoporosis (19 people, 7.88%)
  5. Hormone replacement therapy (17 people, 7.05%)
  6. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (17 people, 7.05%)
  7. Smoking cessation therapy (16 people, 6.64%)
  8. Anxiety (13 people, 5.39%)
  9. Diabetes mellitus (12 people, 4.98%)
  10. Asthma (11 people, 4.56%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Synthroid (122 people, 50.62%)
  2. Levothyroxine sodium (44 people, 18.26%)
  3. Levoxyl (39 people, 16.18%)
  4. Fosamax (20 people, 8.30%)
  5. Chantix (16 people, 6.64%)
  6. Lipitor (16 people, 6.64%)
  7. Actonel (14 people, 5.81%)
  8. Lisinopril (13 people, 5.39%)
  9. Vitamin e (12 people, 4.98%)
  10. Aspirin (12 people, 4.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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