Levothyroxine sodium and Metallic taste - from FDA reports
Metallic taste is found among people who take Levothyroxine sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Metallic taste with Levothyroxine sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 72,643 people who have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 18, 2017
72,643 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium.
Among them, 473 people (0.65%) have Metallic taste
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Metallic taste *:
- < 1 month: 42.86 %
- 1 - 6 months: 42.86 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Metallic taste when taking Levothyroxine sodium *:
- female: 82.86 %
- male: 17.14 %
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Levothyroxine sodium *:
- 0-1: 0.49 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.49 %
- 20-29: 0.74 %
- 30-39: 2.96 %
- 40-49: 11.36 %
- 50-59: 24.44 %
- 60+: 59.51 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (46 people, 9.73%)
- Depression (26 people, 5.50%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (24 people, 5.07%)
- Insomnia (24 people, 5.07%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (23 people, 4.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (34 people, 7.19%)
- Sutent (27 people, 5.71%)
- Omeprazole (27 people, 5.71%)
- Lisinopril (25 people, 5.29%)
- Simvastatin (24 people, 5.07%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (117 people, 24.74%)
- Fatigue (105 people, 22.20%)
- Diarrhea (70 people, 14.80%)
- Appetite - Decreased (65 people, 13.74%)
- Weight Decreased (56 people, 11.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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