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Review: could Hypothyroidism cause Metallic taste?

We study 32,898 people who have Hypothyroidism from FDA and social media. Among them, 240 have Metallic taste (Taste - impaired). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (latest reports from 129,670 patients) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Levothroid, Armour Thyroid.

Metallic taste

Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) (latest reports from 160,115 patients) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 32,862 people who have hypothyroidism are studied. Among them, 240 (0.73%) have Metallic Taste. They amount to 0.15% of all the 160,039 people who have Metallic Taste on eHealthMe.

Trend of Metallic taste in hypothyroidism reports

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

FemaleMale
Metallic taste88.57%11.43%

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%1.89%6.60%14.62%22.17%55.19%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Metallic taste0.00%44.44%55.56%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (45 people, 18.75%)
  2. Depression (37 people, 15.42%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (36 people, 15.00%)
  4. Osteoporosis (19 people, 7.92%)
  5. Hormone replacement therapy (17 people, 7.08%)
  6. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (17 people, 7.08%)
  7. Smoking cessation therapy (16 people, 6.67%)
  8. Anxiety (13 people, 5.42%)
  9. Diabetes mellitus (12 people, 5.00%)
  10. Asthma (11 people, 4.58%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Synthroid (122 people, 50.83%)
  2. Levothyroxine sodium (43 people, 17.92%)
  3. Levoxyl (39 people, 16.25%)
  4. Fosamax (20 people, 8.33%)
  5. Chantix (16 people, 6.67%)
  6. Lipitor (16 people, 6.67%)
  7. Actonel (14 people, 5.83%)
  8. Lisinopril (13 people, 5.42%)
  9. Vitamin e (12 people, 5.00%)
  10. Aspirin (12 people, 5.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • for more than 10 years, up until 5 months ago blood sugar well controlled on metformin/glyburide. The I had a bad episode with raspberry keytone. resulted in uncontrolled blood sugar.

    in the last few months my doctor has added levothyroxine, and is in the process of ramping up to find the correct dose.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Foods started tasting different about 9 months ago, but it would come and go. now it has gotten much worse. Virtually nothing tastes like it should. Acidic foods taste very bitter. Others foods are just different.

    Reply

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