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

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 Sleep disorder.

We study 36,894 people who have side effects while taking Heparin from FDA and social media. Among them, 80 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.

You are not alone: join a support group for people who take Heparin and have Metallic taste >>>

 

Heparin

Heparin has active ingredients of heparin sodium. It is often used in thrombosis. (latest outcomes from 37,056 Heparin 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, 31, 2015: 36,894 people reported to have side effects when taking Heparin. Among them, 80 people (0.22%) have Metallic Taste.

Trend of Metallic taste in Heparin reports

Time on Heparin when people have Metallic taste * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Metallic taste52.17%34.78%0.00%13.04%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Metallic taste0.00%0.00%0.00%3.57%25.00%7.14%25.00%39.29%

Severity of Metallic taste when taking Heparin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Metallic taste ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sleep disorder (11 people, 13.75%)
  2. Breast cancer (9 people, 11.25%)
  3. Anxiety (9 people, 11.25%)
  4. Pain (9 people, 11.25%)
  5. Reflux gastritis (9 people, 11.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (33 people, 41.25%)
  2. Chemotherapeutics nos (26 people, 32.50%)
  3. Multi-vitamins (26 people, 32.50%)
  4. Lovenox (25 people, 31.25%)
  5. Dexamethasone (24 people, 30.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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