Levofloxacin and Metallic taste - from FDA reports
Metallic taste is found among people who take Levofloxacin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vitamin B12, and have Sinusitis. This review analyzes which people have Metallic taste with Levofloxacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,415 people who have side effects when taking Levofloxacin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 18, 2017
8,415 people reported to have side effects when taking Levofloxacin.
Among them, 40 people (0.48%) have Metallic Taste
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Levofloxacin when people have Metallic Taste *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Metallic Taste when taking Levofloxacin *:
- female: 64.86 %
- male: 35.14 %
Age of people who have Metallic Taste when taking Levofloxacin *:
- 0-1: 2.94 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 2.94 %
- 30-39: 2.94 %
- 40-49: 14.71 %
- 50-59: 20.59 %
- 60+: 55.88 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Sinusitis (6 people, 15.00%)
- Pneumonia (4 people, 10.00%)
- High Blood Pressure (4 people, 10.00%)
- Bronchitis (4 people, 10.00%)
- Diabetes (3 people, 7.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vitamin B12 (5 people, 12.50%)
- Vitamin D (4 people, 10.00%)
- Vitamin C (4 people, 10.00%)
- Metformin (4 people, 10.00%)
- Calcium (4 people, 10.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (16 people, 40.00%)
- Nausea (14 people, 35.00%)
- Weakness (13 people, 32.50%)
- Diarrhea (11 people, 27.50%)
- Headache (10 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Metallic taste when taking Levofloxacin?
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