Review: could Levofloxacin cause Metallic taste (Taste - impaired)?
Summary: 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 Lansoprazole, and have Aplastic anemia.
We study 5,448 people who have side effects while taking Levofloxacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.
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Levofloxacin has active ingredients of levofloxacin; sodium chloride. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 5,542 Levofloxacin users)
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 24,307 Metallic taste patients)
On Feb, 23, 2015: 5,448 people reported to have side effects when taking Levofloxacin. Among them, 12 people (0.22%) have Metallic Taste.
Time on Levofloxacin when people have Metallic taste * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Metallic taste||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Metallic taste when taking Levofloxacin * :
|Metallic taste||55.00%||45.00% |
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Levofloxacin * :
|Metallic taste||0.00%||0.00%||15.79%||0.00%||0.00%||15.79%||21.05%||47.37% |
Severity of Metallic taste when taking Levofloxacin ** :
How people recovered from Metallic taste ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Aplastic anaemia (3 people, 25.00%)
- Hiv infection (2 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lansoprazole (9 people, 75.00%)
- Losartan potassium (8 people, 66.67%)
- Timolol maleate (8 people, 66.67%)
- Pilocarpine (8 people, 66.67%)
- Losartan potassijm (8 people, 66.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I had a TUR surgery ,resection of enlarged prostate ,after two weeks I found out I my testicles became hard , my Dr, was not available I went to hospital, urgency Dr, prescribed me diclofenac,Voltaren with some antibiotic pills ,,that was somehow better ,smaller in size ,my surgeon after visiting me today ,confirmed all and prescribed me solifenacin succinate Vesicare 5mg for my bladder ,it was effective but on of my testicles had became hydrocele , today my surgeon visited me again and confirmed that my new ailment that might be due to my one month ago surgery was hydrocele he gave me 7 Levofloxacin capsul ,I took one tablet today ,my question is could this drug help me get rid of hydrocele ,how long this will last?Tnx .Alkibados
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Only took 2 levofloxacin and had to stop. Nausea fever diarrhea. Also had blurred vision dizziness .now 4 days later of being off them my tongue is red and burning and cracked and so is my whole mouth. Everything hurts to chew and everything taste funny.
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I had an abortion 3 weeks ago and thought all was okay but i've been experiencing the metallic taste in my mouth for 3 days now.
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