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Review: could Lorazepam cause Metallic taste?

We study 45,056 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 230 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.

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Lorazepam

Lorazepam (latest outcomes from 47,050 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Metallic taste

Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) (latest reports from 160,115 patients) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.

On Aug, 20, 2014: 45,045 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 230 people (0.51%) have Metallic Taste. They amount to 0.14% of all the 160,049 people who have Metallic Taste on eHealthMe.

Trend of Metallic taste in Lorazepam reports

Time on Lorazepam when people have Metallic taste * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Metallic taste33.33%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%

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

FemaleMale
Metallic taste70.97%29.03%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Metallic taste0.00%0.00%0.00%1.08%6.99%8.06%23.66%60.22%

Severity of Metallic taste when taking Lorazepam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Metallic taste0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Metallic taste ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Metallic taste0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (48 people, 20.87%)
  2. Pain (41 people, 17.83%)
  3. Metastases to bone (35 people, 15.22%)
  4. Depression (35 people, 15.22%)
  5. Insomnia (31 people, 13.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (60 people, 26.09%)
  2. Nexium (57 people, 24.78%)
  3. Ambien (57 people, 24.78%)
  4. Aredia (41 people, 17.83%)
  5. Prochlorperazine (40 people, 17.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Shiloh on Jun, 12, 2014:

    I have a terrible metallic taste that feels like it is coming primarily from my lips. I have taken Ativan off and on for about five years. Most recently took 100mg every night for about six months. Have not taken it for past six weeks and bitter taste is not abating. It is controlling my life!

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