Review: Metallic taste in Plavix
This is a review of Metallic taste (Taste - impaired) by studying 64,144 people who take Plavix. We analyze: the time on Plavix when people have Metallic taste, age of these people, the severity of Metallic taste, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Plavix. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Plavix (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent, blood clots. Commonly reported side effects of Plavix include heart attack, weakness, chest pain, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty.
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, 22, 2013: 64,112 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 324 people (0.51%) have Metallic Taste.
Time on Plavix 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||24.00%||24.00%||20.00%||8.00%||8.00%||0.00%||16.00% |
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Plavix * :
|Metallic taste||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.33%||4.67%||24.67%||70.33% |
Severity of Metallic taste when taking Plavix ** :
How people recovered from Metallic taste ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (41 people, 12.65%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (36 people, 11.11%)
- Insomnia (30 people, 9.26%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (29 people, 8.95%)
- Multiple myeloma (23 people, 7.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (124 people, 38.27%)
- Lipitor (65 people, 20.06%)
- Lasix (54 people, 16.67%)
- Simvastatin (48 people, 14.81%)
- Toprol-xl (45 people, 13.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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