Review: could Singulair cause Metallic taste?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 41,040 people who take Singulair. Among them, 265 have Metallic taste. See who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Singulair (latest outcomes from 42,754 users) 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 aggravated, asthma, fatigue.
Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) (latest reports from 154,674 patients) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes.
On Feb, 11, 2014: 39,215 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair. Among them, 259 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||47.62%||19.05%||14.29%||4.76%||9.52%||4.76%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Metallic taste when taking Singulair * :
|Metallic taste||75.19%||24.81% |
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Singulair * :
|Metallic taste||0.00%||3.78%||2.94%||3.78%||9.66%||16.81%||20.17%||42.86% |
Severity of Metallic taste when taking Singulair ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Metallic taste||0.00%||40.00%||60.00%||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 (88 people, 33.98%)
- Insomnia (26 people, 10.04%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (22 people, 8.49%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (13 people, 5.02%)
- Pain (12 people, 4.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Albuterol (66 people, 25.48%)
- Aspirin (36 people, 13.90%)
- Combivent (34 people, 13.13%)
- Spiriva (32 people, 12.36%)
- Prilosec (31 people, 11.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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