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Review: could Fish oil cause Metallic taste (Taste - impaired)?

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 pressure.

We study 20,139 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 215 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.

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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 21,128 Fish oil users)

Metallic taste

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 24,312 Metallic taste patients)

On Mar, 16, 2015: 20,139 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 215 people (1.07%) have Metallic Taste.

Trend of Metallic taste in Fish oil reports

Time on Fish oil when people have Metallic taste * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Metallic taste0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%25.00%50.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Metallic taste when taking Fish oil * :

FemaleMale
Metallic taste64.49%35.51%

Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Fish oil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Metallic taste0.00%0.00%0.00%0.54%1.09%19.02%22.83%56.52%

Severity of Metallic taste when taking Fish oil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Metallic taste0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Metallic taste ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Metallic taste0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (39 people, 18.14%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (27 people, 12.56%)
  3. Blood cholesterol (26 people, 12.09%)
  4. Depression (23 people, 10.70%)
  5. Fluid retention (21 people, 9.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (82 people, 38.14%)
  2. Zometa (45 people, 20.93%)
  3. Multi-vitamins (44 people, 20.47%)
  4. Calcium (41 people, 19.07%)
  5. Zithromax (41 people, 19.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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