Review: could Lorazepam cause Metallic Taste?


Summary

Metallic taste is found among people who take Lorazepam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Anxiety . We study 44,548 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 227 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.

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Lorazepam

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Lorazepam 46,073 users)

Metallic Taste

Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) has been reported by people with granuloma, aptyalism (latest reports from 23,734 Metallic taste patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

44,548 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam.
Among them, 227 people (0.51%) have Metallic Taste


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lorazepam cause Metallic taste?

Time on Lorazepam when people have Metallic Taste *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

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

  • female: 70.7 %
  • male: 29.3 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.09 %
  • 30-39: 5.98 %
  • 40-49: 8.15 %
  • 50-59: 23.91 %
  • 60+: 60.87 %

Severity if Metallic Taste when taking Lorazepam **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Metallic Taste **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (48 people)
  • Pain (37 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (35 people)
  • Depression (35 people)
  • Insomnia (31 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (60 people)
  • Ambien (57 people)
  • Nexium (51 people)
  • Aredia (41 people)
  • Prochlorperazine (40 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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