Neurontin and Metallic taste - from FDA reports


Summary

Metallic taste is found among people who take Neurontin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Prilosec, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Metallic taste with Neurontin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 78,306 people who have side effects when taking Neurontin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 12, 2017

78,306 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 485 people (0.62%) have Metallic Taste


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Neurontin cause Metallic taste?

Time on Neurontin when people have Metallic Taste *:

  • < 1 month: 14.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.59 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 29.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.94 %
  • 10+ years: 5.88 %

Gender of people who have Metallic Taste when taking Neurontin *:

  • female: 74.05 %
  • male: 25.95 %

Age of people who have Metallic Taste when taking Neurontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.5 %
  • 10-19: 1.01 %
  • 20-29: 1.26 %
  • 30-39: 5.78 %
  • 40-49: 19.1 %
  • 50-59: 25.38 %
  • 60+: 46.98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (58 people, 11.96%)
  • Insomnia (38 people, 7.84%)
  • Depression (27 people, 5.57%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (25 people, 5.15%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (25 people, 5.15%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (77 people, 15.88%)
  • Aredia (71 people, 14.64%)
  • Ambien (68 people, 14.02%)
  • Coumadin (66 people, 13.61%)
  • Nexium (65 people, 13.40%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (138 people, 28.45%)
  • Pain (101 people, 20.82%)
  • Fatigue (95 people, 19.59%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (94 people, 19.38%)
  • Weight Decreased (90 people, 18.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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