Carafate and Metallic taste - from FDA reports
Metallic taste is found among people who take Carafate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Hepatitis c. This review analyzes which people have Metallic taste with Carafate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,459 people who have side effects when taking Carafate from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
7,459 people reported to have side effects when taking Carafate.
Among them, 57 people (0.76%) have Metallic taste
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Carafate when people have Metallic taste *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 100 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Metallic taste when taking Carafate *:
- female: 69.64 %
- male: 30.36 %
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Carafate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 2 %
- 40-49: 24 %
- 50-59: 18 %
- 60+: 56 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hepatitis C (5 people, 8.77%)
- Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (4 people, 7.02%)
- High Blood Pressure (4 people, 7.02%)
- Renal Cancer Stage Iv (3 people, 5.26%)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (3 people, 5.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (13 people, 22.81%)
- Zantac (11 people, 19.30%)
- Nexium (11 people, 19.30%)
- Protonix (10 people, 17.54%)
- Prilosec (10 people, 17.54%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (22 people, 38.60%)
- Nausea (20 people, 35.09%)
- Weight Decreased (18 people, 31.58%)
- Diarrhea (17 people, 29.82%)
- Appetite - Decreased (13 people, 22.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Carafate has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Carafate 7,789 users)
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