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 20,104 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 214 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.
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Fish oil has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Fish oil 21,089 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 Metallic taste 24,191 patients)
On Dec, 13, 2014: 20,104 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 214 people (1.06%) have Metallic Taste.
Time on Fish oil when people have Metallic taste * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Metallic taste||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Metallic taste when taking Fish oil * :
|Metallic taste||64.32%||35.68% |
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Fish oil * :
|Metallic taste||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.55%||1.09%||18.58%||22.95%||56.83% |
Severity of Metallic taste when taking Fish oil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Metallic taste||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Metallic taste ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Metallic taste||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (39 people, 18.22%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (27 people, 12.62%)
- Blood cholesterol (26 people, 12.15%)
- Depression (23 people, 10.75%)
- Pain (21 people, 9.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (82 people, 38.32%)
- Zometa (45 people, 21.03%)
- Multi-vitamins (44 people, 20.56%)
- Folic acid (41 people, 19.16%)
- Zithromax (41 people, 19.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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