Review: could Cephalexin cause Metallic taste (Taste - impaired)?
Summary: Metallic taste is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take medication Zithromax, and have Breast cancer.
We study 7,324 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 97 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.
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Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,063 Cephalexin users)
Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression. (latest reports from 24,300 Metallic taste patients)
On Jan, 24, 2015: 7,324 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 97 people (1.32%) have Metallic Taste.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Metallic taste * :
Gender of people who have Metallic taste when taking Cephalexin * :
|Metallic taste||77.32%||22.68% |
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Cephalexin * :
|Metallic taste||0.00%||0.00%||1.08%||1.08%||5.38%||44.09%||10.75%||37.63% |
Severity of Metallic taste when taking Cephalexin ** :
How people recovered from Metallic taste ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (16 people, 16.49%)
- Prophylaxis (16 people, 16.49%)
- Anxiety (12 people, 12.37%)
- Constipation (11 people, 11.34%)
- Eczema (11 people, 11.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zithromax (66 people, 68.04%)
- Zometa (55 people, 56.70%)
- Prilosec (42 people, 43.30%)
- Aspirin (42 people, 43.30%)
- Percocet (39 people, 40.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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