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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

Lupron depot has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in endometriosis. (latest outcomes from 6,969 Lupron depot users)

Metallic taste

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 24,307 Metallic taste patients)

On Feb, 6, 2015: 9,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Lupron depot. Among them, 24 people (0.26%) have Metallic Taste.

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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    I was healthy and active before going on Lupron (against my better judgement). During the time I was on it I experienced hot flashes, night sweats, waking up to got to bathroom, frequent urination, flaking of scalp skin, loss of hair, weight gain, and a foot injury that came out of nowhere. It's been 5 years since I've been on it and my symptoms have continued. I am now married and have been trying to get pregnant for 9 months without luck. We are being tested and the first results came back from blood work stating I have subclinical hypothyroidism and my FSH levels are at 15 (they should be no higher than 9ish for my age - 19 is post menopause). My periods which had always been regular, now occur anywhere from 3 to 5 weeks apart and the flow is different. My joints are in constant pain regardless of injections and therapy without any sustained injury and in the last 2 1/2 years I have shrunk 3/4"! I know there have been others who have experienced similar issues after using this drug. Have there been any direct links to it and thyroid or pituitary gland malfunctions - permanently? I have also heard there was/is/or is going to be a law suit against this drug. Any info or direction would be most helpful! Thanks!
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    I took Lupron off and on for many years due to a medical condition and now my joints hurt so bad and lock and pop so bad. I took Lupron injections for a total of 24 months, could this be the cause if such pain in my joints and if so what can I do to prevent it from getting worse? And chronic breathing issues. I have to take ad air now and lots and lots of NSAIDs. Steroids seem to help My joint pain , breathing and digestive issues, and memory issues.



    Sorry had to edit my email address left out information and the length of time for injections was 24 months nit two, 4 - 6 month intramuscular injections.

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