Metallic taste is found among people who take Plavix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 77,938 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 395 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.
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Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from Plavix 75,498 users)
Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) has been reported by people with agranulocytosis, renal cell carcinoma, oral discomfort, pneumonia, granuloma (latest reports from 29,582 Metallic taste patients).
On Aug, 24, 2016
77,938 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix.
Among them, 395 people (0.51%) have Metallic Taste
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Had cataract surgery in April. Have used a number of eye drops including Combigan. Finally Googled to see if eye drops might be the cause. Have been to ENT, Oral Specialist, and Neurologist. Have even had brain MRI. No one ever suggested eye drops. Will be discussing this with my Opthalmologist ...
I have started on atrovastatin about one month. in the last three weeks, I have had a metalic taste in my mouth. I cannot enjoy even the foods I like. I am eating much less and am worried about autoimmune system.
I am 38 years old female. I had an aortic Disection in 2015 my valve and arch were replaced. I know have a corotid Disection in my defending and abdominal aorta and when in my coroti artery. I take plavix . I have been in it 3 weeks and 1 day. I have swollen lymph nodes in my elbows and knees. ...
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