Gabapentin and Metallic taste - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Prilosec, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Metallic taste with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101,543 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 18, 2017

101,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 681 people (0.67%) have Metallic taste


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Metallic taste?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Metallic taste *:

  • < 1 month: 42.31 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.77 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.54 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.85 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.85 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Metallic taste when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 62.65 %
  • male: 37.35 %

Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.48 %
  • 30-39: 5.73 %
  • 40-49: 16.22 %
  • 50-59: 25.57 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (50 people, 7.34%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (46 people, 6.75%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (44 people, 6.46%)
  • Depression (44 people, 6.46%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (39 people, 5.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (64 people, 9.40%)
  • Aredia (63 people, 9.25%)
  • Zometa (62 people, 9.10%)
  • Neurontin (61 people, 8.96%)
  • Sutent (55 people, 8.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (204 people, 29.96%)
  • Fatigue (151 people, 22.17%)
  • Appetite - Decreased (143 people, 21.00%)
  • Weight Decreased (124 people, 18.21%)
  • Diarrhea (122 people, 17.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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