Review: Metallic taste in Neurontin
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 30, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Metallic taste (Taste - impaired) by studying 54,072 people who take Neurontin. We analyze: the time on Neurontin when people have Metallic taste, gender and age of these people, the severity of Metallic taste, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Neurontin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Neurontin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain, neuralgia. Commonly reported side effects of Neurontin include pain exacerbated, pain, nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue.
Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes.
On Nov, 30, 2013: 54,046 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 356 people (0.66%) have Metallic Taste.
Time on Neurontin 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||17.24%||10.34%||17.24%||13.79%||34.48%||0.00%||6.90% |
Gender of people who have Metallic taste when taking Neurontin * :
|Metallic taste||75.93%||24.07% |
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Neurontin * :
|Metallic taste||0.00%||0.31%||0.94%||0.94%||6.25%||18.12%||22.19%||51.25% |
Severity of Metallic taste when taking Neurontin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Metallic taste||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Metallic taste ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (40 people, 11.24%)
- Insomnia (33 people, 9.27%)
- Constipation (30 people, 8.43%)
- Back pain (28 people, 7.87%)
- Gastric disorder (25 people, 7.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (82 people, 23.03%)
- Prilosec (59 people, 16.57%)
- Aredia (58 people, 16.29%)
- Fosamax (55 people, 15.45%)
- Coumadin (55 people, 15.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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