Fish oil and Metallic taste - from FDA reports


Summary

Metallic taste is found among people who take Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Metallic taste with Fish oil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,409 people who have side effects when taking Fish oil from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 04, 2017

51,409 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish Oil.
Among them, 528 people (1.03%) have Metallic Taste


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fish oil cause Metallic taste?

Time on Fish Oil when people have Metallic Taste *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Metallic Taste when taking Fish Oil *:

  • female: 60.81 %
  • male: 39.19 %

Age of people who have Metallic Taste when taking Fish Oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.24 %
  • 20-29: 0.72 %
  • 30-39: 1.68 %
  • 40-49: 12.5 %
  • 50-59: 20.19 %
  • 60+: 64.66 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (71 people, 13.45%)
  • High Blood Pressure (70 people, 13.26%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (43 people, 8.14%)
  • Pain (36 people, 6.82%)
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma (31 people, 5.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (86 people, 16.29%)
  • Vitamin D (68 people, 12.88%)
  • Sutent (68 people, 12.88%)
  • Synthroid (58 people, 10.98%)
  • Calcium (53 people, 10.04%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (147 people, 27.84%)
  • Nausea (139 people, 26.33%)
  • Diarrhea (103 people, 19.51%)
  • Appetite - Decreased (101 people, 19.13%)
  • Weight Decreased (85 people, 16.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Fish Oil

Fish oil has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Fish oil 53,446 users)

Metallic Taste

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