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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, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, 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

Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 129,604 patients) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Levothroid, Cytomel.

Trend of Hypothyroidism reports

Metallic taste

Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) (latest reports from 160,208 patients) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.

Trend of Metallic taste reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 33,059 people who have hypothyroidism are studied. Among them, 241 (0.73%) have Metallic Taste.

Trend of Metallic taste in hypothyroidism reports

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

FemaleMale
Metallic taste88.62%11.38%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Metallic taste0.00%0.00%0.00%1.88%7.04%14.55%22.07%54.93%

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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  • I had an abortion 3 weeks ago and i'm now having the metallic taste in my mouth like i had before the abortion.
    (Asked by a 40 year old woman who has Metallic Taste)
    I had an abortion 3 weeks ago and thought all was okay but i've been experiencing the metallic taste in my mouth for 3 days now.

  • Is it okay to take co enzyme q 10 with levothyroxine
    (Asked by a 66 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, and takes Levothyroxine Sodium)
    Is it okay to take Co Enzyme Q10 with Lovothyroxine. Will it stop my Levothyroxine from working properly. I am also on Simvastaton. Would appreciate any advice on this.

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    I was given morphine 3 months ago and have loss my ability to taste ever since.

  • Omeprazole or pantoprazole?
    (Asked by a 39 year old woman who has Hormone Level Nos Abnormal, Hypothyroidism, Tinnitus, Migraine With Aura, Blood Pressure Fluctuation, Insomnia, Ulcer - Stomach, and takes Lasix, Topamax, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Inderal, Pantoprazole)
    I take an oral contraceptive, Diane-35 ED, which is not in the list of drugs to choose from on this site. Recently, the medication I was taking for my stomach ulcer (Omeprazole) became unavailable in my country of residence and was replaced by Patoprazole. I started taking it yesterday morning a ...

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    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, Granuloma Annulare, and takes Topamax, Calcium , Vitamin D, Zetia, Effexor Xr, Levoxyl)
    I have had GA for 2 years now, however it has gotten progressively worse the past 6 months. It has now spread over 80% of my body. I am seeing an Endocrinologist next week as I believe my thyroid may play a big role in this. My Regular Dr. suggested I speak to Endocrinologist about a drug called Met ...

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