Gabapentin and Metallic taste - from FDA reports
Metallic taste is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aredia, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Metallic taste with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 95,031 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 20, 2017
95,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 625 people (0.66%) have Metallic Taste
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Gabapentin when people have Metallic Taste *:
- < 1 month: 44 %
- 1 - 6 months: 36 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Metallic Taste when taking Gabapentin *:
- female: 63.46 %
- male: 36.54 %
Age of people who have Metallic Taste when taking Gabapentin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 2.71 %
- 30-39: 5.83 %
- 40-49: 16.46 %
- 50-59: 25.42 %
- 60+: 49.58 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (64 people, 10.24%)
- Multiple Myeloma (43 people, 6.88%)
- High Blood Pressure (43 people, 6.88%)
- Stress And Anxiety (41 people, 6.56%)
- Depression (40 people, 6.40%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aredia (63 people, 10.08%)
- Zometa (62 people, 9.92%)
- Prilosec (62 people, 9.92%)
- Neurontin (60 people, 9.60%)
- Nexium (53 people, 8.48%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (188 people, 30.08%)
- Fatigue (138 people, 22.08%)
- Appetite - Decreased (128 people, 20.48%)
- Pain (126 people, 20.16%)
- Weight Decreased (114 people, 18.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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