Review: could Lupron depot cause Metallic taste (Taste - impaired)?
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 - 6 months, also take medication Bisoprolol fumarate, and have Prostate cancer.
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 has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in endometriosis. (latest outcomes from Lupron depot 6,963 users)
Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.(latest reports from Metallic taste 24,191 patients)
On Nov, 26, 2014: 9,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron depot. Among them, 24 people (0.26%) have Metallic Taste.
Time on Lupron depot when people have Metallic taste * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Metallic taste||27.78%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||22.22%||16.67%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Lupron depot * :
|Metallic taste||0.00%||0.00%||3.85%||0.00%||3.85%||19.23%||19.23%||53.85% |
Severity of Metallic taste when taking Lupron depot ** :
How people recovered from Metallic taste ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prostate cancer (15 people, 62.50%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 50.00%)
- Prophylaxis (9 people, 37.50%)
- Anxiety (9 people, 37.50%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (9 people, 37.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Bisoprolol fumarate (9 people, 37.50%)
- Lipitor (9 people, 37.50%)
- Aspirin (9 people, 37.50%)
- Multisure for men (9 people, 37.50%)
- Lorazepam (9 people, 37.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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