Heparin and Metallic taste - from FDA reports


Summary

Metallic taste is found among people who take Heparin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer. This review analyzes which people have Metallic taste with Heparin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 49,123 people who have side effects when taking Heparin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 10, 2017

49,123 people reported to have side effects when taking Heparin.
Among them, 111 people (0.23%) have Metallic Taste


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Heparin cause Metallic taste?

Time on Heparin when people have Metallic Taste *:

  • < 1 month: 57.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Metallic Taste when taking Heparin *:

  • female: 64.08 %
  • male: 35.92 %

Age of people who have Metallic Taste when taking Heparin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.17 %
  • 30-39: 13.04 %
  • 40-49: 8.7 %
  • 50-59: 23.91 %
  • 60+: 52.17 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sleep Disorder (11 people, 9.91%)
  • Pain (11 people, 9.91%)
  • Breast Cancer (11 people, 9.91%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (9 people, 8.11%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (9 people, 8.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (38 people, 34.23%)
  • Dexamethasone (26 people, 23.42%)
  • Zofran (24 people, 21.62%)
  • Decadron (24 people, 21.62%)
  • Nystatin (19 people, 17.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (41 people, 36.94%)
  • Injury (39 people, 35.14%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (34 people, 30.63%)
  • Nausea (32 people, 28.83%)
  • Chest Pain (32 people, 28.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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