Review: could Neurontin cause Metallic taste (Taste - impaired)?
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 Nexium, and have Pain.
We study 56,298 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 380 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.
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Neurontin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 57,794 Neurontin 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 24,312 Metallic taste patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 56,298 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 380 people (0.67%) 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||15.62%||9.38%||15.62%||12.50%||34.38%||6.25%||6.25% |
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Neurontin * :
|Metallic taste||0.00%||0.29%||0.88%||0.88%||5.88%||19.12%||22.06%||50.88% |
Severity of Metallic taste when taking Neurontin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Metallic taste||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Metallic taste ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Metallic taste||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (41 people, 10.79%)
- Insomnia (33 people, 8.68%)
- Constipation (30 people, 7.89%)
- Back pain (28 people, 7.37%)
- Gastric disorder (25 people, 6.58%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (82 people, 21.58%)
- Prilosec (62 people, 16.32%)
- Aredia (60 people, 15.79%)
- Fosamax (57 people, 15.00%)
- Coumadin (57 people, 15.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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