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Review: could Lupron depot cause Metallic taste?

We study 9,058 people who have side effects while taking Lupron depot from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.

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Lupron depot

Lupron depot (latest outcomes from 6,958 users) has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in endometriosis.

Metallic taste

Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) (latest reports from 160,002 patients) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.

On Jul, 18, 2014: 9,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron depot. Among them, 24 people (0.26%) have Metallic Taste. They amount to 0.02% of all the 159,991 people who have Metallic Taste on eHealthMe.

Trend of Metallic taste in Lupron depot reports

Time on Lupron depot when people have Metallic taste * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Metallic taste27.78%33.33%0.00%0.00%22.22%16.67%0.00%

Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Lupron depot * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Metallic taste0.00%0.00%3.85%0.00%3.85%19.23%19.23%53.85%

Severity of Metallic taste when taking Lupron depot ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Metallic taste ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prostate cancer (15 people, 62.50%)
  2. Hypertension (12 people, 50.00%)
  3. Prophylaxis (9 people, 37.50%)
  4. Anxiety (9 people, 37.50%)
  5. Hyperlipidaemia (9 people, 37.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Bisoprolol fumarate (9 people, 37.50%)
  2. Lipitor (9 people, 37.50%)
  3. Aspirin (9 people, 37.50%)
  4. Multisure for men (9 people, 37.50%)
  5. Lorazepam (9 people, 37.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • sticknmyself on Oct, 10, 2011:

    I've been taking Victoza for about 6 months. Have lost weight (>10 lbs.), but have very impaired taste and smell. I think this side-effect should be addressed, especially because it could very well be what leads people to believe they are losing weight as a result of the drug.

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    gallagher mercedes on Apr, 6, 2013:

    i have been taking victoza since nov 2012 and have lost 43 lbs which is good i feel better all the water i retained i lost. im on 1.08 the only problem is things tast salty. i eat a lot of hard candies sugar free. sometimes i can eat so much and then i have to stop, because of the bad taste. has anyone figured out a way to get rid of the salty and nasty taste. iam a female 71 years old

    Reply

    Wanda on Aug, 1, 2013:

    Female, 50 years old. Been taking Victoza about 5 months and have loss of smell. Has anyone stop taking regain sense of taste or smell.

    Wanda

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    Fulvio on Oct, 7, 2013:

    A month after my last post, my loss of smell and taste has evolved into a very bad taste in my mouth as well as bad smell. It is very nauseating, so I have stopped the victoza as it has become intolerable.

    Reply

    Fulvio on Aug, 15, 2013:

    I too Have been on Victoza for aprox. 5 months and am experiencing loss smell in particular and loss of tast to a lesser degree.

    Reply

    tony on Jun, 17, 2014:

    How do i cure this typhoid...for the past one month ..i had severe headaches,stomach,eyepain
    Went to hospital after all that it came back.. I need ur help

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