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Review: could Plavix cause Metallic taste?

Summary: Metallic taste could be caused by Plavix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 67,422 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 351 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.

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Plavix

Plavix (latest outcomes from 69,341 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent.

Metallic taste

Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) (latest reports from 158,116 patients) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 67,298 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 351 people (0.52%) have Metallic Taste. They amount to 0.22% of all the 157,885 people who have Metallic Taste on eHealthMe.

Trend of Metallic taste in Plavix reports

Time on Plavix when people have Metallic taste * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Metallic taste24.00%24.00%20.00%8.00%8.00%0.00%16.00%

Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Plavix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Metallic taste0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.31%4.36%24.92%70.40%

Severity of Metallic taste when taking Plavix ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Metallic taste ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (43 people, 12.25%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (36 people, 10.26%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (32 people, 9.12%)
  4. Insomnia (31 people, 8.83%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (25 people, 7.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (132 people, 37.61%)
  2. Lipitor (69 people, 19.66%)
  3. Lasix (56 people, 15.95%)
  4. Simvastatin (51 people, 14.53%)
  5. Coumadin (47 people, 13.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Patricia on Aug, 21, 2010:

    I had a heart attack on June 25, 2010. Had 2 drug eluting stents put in during MI. I have been taking Plavix and Metoprolol since and have in the past 3 weeks or so noticed a loss of taste. No metallic taste, just food has no flavor.

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