Review: could Alcohol cause Metallic taste?
We study 5,659 people who have side effects while taking Alcohol from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.
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Alcohol (latest outcomes from 5,718 users) has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) (latest reports from 160,094 patients) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 5,659 people reported to have side effects when taking Alcohol. Among them, 13 people (0.23%) have Metallic Taste. They amount to 0.01% of all the 160,035 people who have Metallic Taste on eHealthMe.
Time on Alcohol when people have Metallic taste * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Metallic taste||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Metallic taste when taking Alcohol * :
|Metallic taste||76.92%||23.08% |
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Alcohol * :
|Metallic taste||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||12.50%||37.50%||25.00% |
Severity of Metallic taste when taking Alcohol ** :
How people recovered from Metallic taste ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy (6 people, 46.15%)
- Hypertension (4 people, 30.77%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 30.77%)
- Sleep disorder (3 people, 23.08%)
- Depression (2 people, 15.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Chantix (6 people, 46.15%)
- Crestor (4 people, 30.77%)
- Pristiq (3 people, 23.08%)
- Valium (2 people, 15.38%)
- Norvasc (2 people, 15.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (3 weeks ago):
The taste is so bad that it can turn my stomach. I have been told to stay
on the drug due to having a very bad case of shingles in the ear and mouth.
Will it go away when I am off the medication
From this study (1 month ago):
horrible metallic taste in the mouth and also feeling woozy
From this study (2 months ago):
sticknmyself on Oct, 10, 2011:
I've been taking Victoza for about 6 months. Have lost weight (>10 lbs.), but have very impaired taste and smell. I think this side-effect should be addressed, especially because it could very well be what leads people to believe they are losing weight as a result of the drug.
gallagher mercedes on Apr, 6, 2013:
i have been taking victoza since nov 2012 and have lost 43 lbs which is good i feel better all the water i retained i lost. im on 1.08 the only problem is things tast salty. i eat a lot of hard candies sugar free. sometimes i can eat so much and then i have to stop, because of the bad taste. has anyone figured out a way to get rid of the salty and nasty taste. iam a female 71 years old
Wanda on Aug, 1, 2013:
Female, 50 years old. Been taking Victoza about 5 months and have loss of smell. Has anyone stop taking regain sense of taste or smell.
Fulvio on Oct, 7, 2013:
A month after my last post, my loss of smell and taste has evolved into a very bad taste in my mouth as well as bad smell. It is very nauseating, so I have stopped the victoza as it has become intolerable.
Fulvio on Aug, 15, 2013:
I too Have been on Victoza for aprox. 5 months and am experiencing loss smell in particular and loss of tast to a lesser degree.
tony on Jun, 17, 2014:
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Went to hospital after all that it came back.. I need ur help
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