Review: Metallic taste in Singulair
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 5, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Metallic taste (Taste - impaired) by studying 39,148 people who take Singulair. We analyze: the time on Singulair when people have Metallic taste, gender and age of these people, the severity of Metallic taste, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Singulair. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
For patients like me, how are my drugs? On eHealthMe, you can research 200 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media since 1977. The results are personalized to your gender and age. Start now >>>
Singulair (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma, allergies. Commonly reported side effects of Singulair include dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, asthma, asthma aggravated, asthma prophylaxis.
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, 10, 2013: 39,126 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair. Among them, 258 people (0.66%) have Metallic Taste.
Time on Singulair 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||50.00%||15.00%||15.00%||5.00%||10.00%||5.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Metallic taste when taking Singulair * :
|Metallic taste||75.09%||24.91% |
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Singulair * :
|Metallic taste||0.00%||3.80%||2.95%||3.80%||9.70%||16.88%||20.25%||42.62% |
Severity of Metallic taste when taking Singulair ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Metallic taste||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||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 * :
- Asthma (87 people, 33.72%)
- Insomnia (26 people, 10.08%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (22 people, 8.53%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (13 people, 5.04%)
- Pain (12 people, 4.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Albuterol (66 people, 25.58%)
- Aspirin (36 people, 13.95%)
- Combivent (34 people, 13.18%)
- Spiriva (32 people, 12.40%)
- Prilosec (31 people, 12.02%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Related search: Singulair, Metallic taste
You can also:
On eHealthMe, Singulair (montelukast sodium) is often used for asthma. Find out below the conditions Singulair is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Singulair used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Browse Singulair side effects from A to Z:
Browse Singulair drug interactions with drugs from A to Z:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By supersizeme: Is the larger breast size permanent after quitting smoking?
(for a 24 year old woman who has Larger And More Sensitive Breasts, and takes Nuvaring, Zyrtec Allergy, Singulair, Multivitamin)
Woke this morning day 4 of no smoking, no nicotine in ANY SHAPE OR FORM and my bra did NOT FIT!!! My breasts are much larger and I am going to get re-sized after work today. Plus my libido is ridiculous!!! Every little thing is making me sexually insane! How long does this last???
(Number of patients like supersizeme: 2,476)
- By Ella W.: Why is it necessary to stop tramadol before cervical myelogram?
(for a 66 year old woman who has Cervical Myelopathy, Asthma, Osteoarthritis, Fibromyalgia, Adrenal Insufficiency, and takes Tramadol, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Synthroid, Prednisone, Singulair)
I have been taking tramadol 400 mg a day for 15 years. I was just told to stop cold turkey in preparation for cervical myelogram in 2 days. I'm extremely concerned about withdrawal symptoms! What is the risk of continuing the tramadol?
(Number of patients like Ella W.: 8,735)
- By Dr.Gulzar Ali: Can montelukast be taken with water?
(for a 8 year old boy who has Asthma, and takes Montelukast Sodium)
Literature shows that montelukast sodium powder should not be taken with water, instead it should be taken with semi solid foods. What is the possible side effect if taken with water/ liquid.
(Number of patients like Dr.Gulzar Ali: 1,484)
More questions for: Singulair, Metallic taste
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
More reviews for: Singulair, Metallic taste
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.