Review: Metallic taste in Carafate
This is a review of Metallic taste (Taste - impaired) by studying 4,142 people who take Carafate. We analyze: the time on Carafate when people have Metallic taste, gender and age of these people, the severity of Metallic taste, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Carafate. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Carafate (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastric ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease. Commonly reported side effects of Carafate include nausea, chest pain, diarrhea, weakness, fatigue.
Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes.
On Dec, 4, 2013: 4,141 people reported to have side effects when taking Carafate. Among them, 31 people (0.75%) have Metallic Taste.
Time on Carafate when people have Metallic taste * :
Gender of people who have Metallic taste when taking Carafate * :
|Metallic taste||77.42%||22.58% |
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Carafate * :
|Metallic taste||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||35.48%||22.58%||41.94% |
Severity of Metallic taste when taking Carafate ** :
How people recovered from Metallic taste ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hepatitis c (3 people, 9.68%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (2 people, 6.45%)
- Glaucoma (2 people, 6.45%)
- Rectal cancer (2 people, 6.45%)
- Nausea (2 people, 6.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (10 people, 32.26%)
- Zantac (9 people, 29.03%)
- Spiriva (7 people, 22.58%)
- Nexium (6 people, 19.35%)
- Aspirin (6 people, 19.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- By Bp: Does carafate interfere with benicar?
(for a 58 year old woman who has Hypertension, and takes Carafate)
Benicar 20 mg. I am confused about the order in which I take these drugs due to conflicting answers from pharmacists. SInce taking carafate my bp has gone as high as 168/90 on one occasion last night. It is usually 120-125/75-80. I'm concerned that carafate may be blocking benicar even though I take ...
(Number of patients like Bp: 8,509)
- By Joan Kaye: Is elevated creatinine while taking pantoprazole serious?
(for a 87 year old woman who has Gastric Ulcer Haemorrhage, and takes Pantoprazole Sodium, Carafate)
I noticed my Gfr test came in less than 60 and my creatinine value, usually .7 to .8 was now 1. I have been taking Pantoprazole for a month and must take it for another month since I had multiple bleeding gastric ulcers. Is this an indication of potential kidney damage?
(Number of patients like Joan Kaye: 673)
- By Bryan: Metallic taste with vesicare
(for a 48 year old woman who has Metallic Taste, Gastric Distress, and takes Vesicare)
I have barretts esophagus. I have been on vesicare 3 months and have a horrible metal taste in my mouth and severe gastric distress. Does any one else have this issue.
(Number of patients like Bryan: 141)
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