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Review: could Plavix cause Metallic taste (Taste - impaired)?

Summary: Metallic taste is found among people who take Plavix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 67,533 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 has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 69,466 Plavix users)

Metallic taste

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 24,319 Metallic taste patients)

On Mar, 29, 2015: 67,527 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 351 people (0.52%) have Metallic Taste.

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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