Review: could Lupron Depot cause Metallic Taste?


Summary

Metallic taste is found among people who take Lupron Depot, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Prostate cancer . We study 5,772 people who have side effects while taking Lupron depot from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.

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Lupron Depot

Lupron depot has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in prostate cancer. (latest outcomes from Lupron depot 6,876 users)

Metallic Taste

Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) has been reported by people with agranulocytosis, granuloma, aptyalism (latest reports from 23,736 Metallic taste patients).

On Jul, 30, 2016

5,772 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron Depot.
Among them, 28 people (0.49%) have Metallic Taste


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lupron depot cause Metallic taste?

Time on Lupron Depot when people have Metallic Taste *:

  • < 1 month: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.43 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Metallic Taste when taking Lupron Depot *:

  • female: 32.14 %
  • male: 67.86 %

Age of people who have Metallic Taste when taking Lupron Depot *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.55 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.55 %
  • 40-49: 13.64 %
  • 50-59: 13.64 %
  • 60+: 63.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer (9 people)
  • Endometriosis (5 people)
  • Hypertension (4 people)
  • Uterine Leiomyoma (3 people)
  • Prophylaxis (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Multisure For Men (3 people)
  • Lorazepam (3 people)
  • Lipitor (3 people)
  • Bisoprolol Fumarate (3 people)
  • Aspirin (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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