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Review: could Singulair cause Metallic taste (Taste - impaired)?
Summary: Metallic taste is found among people who take Singulair, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Albuterol, and have Asthma.
We study 41,207 people who have side effects while taking Singulair from FDA and social media. Among them, 265 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.
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Singulair (latest outcomes from 42,863 users) has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma.
Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) (latest reports from 24,191 patients) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.
On Nov, 27, 2014: 41,207 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair. Among them, 265 people (0.64%) 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||73.55%||26.45% |
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Singulair * :
|Metallic taste||0.00%||3.69%||2.87%||3.69%||9.43%||16.39%||21.31%||42.62% |
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, 33.21%)
- Insomnia (26 people, 9.81%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (23 people, 8.68%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 5.28%)
- Pain (12 people, 4.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Albuterol (67 people, 25.28%)
- Aspirin (37 people, 13.96%)
- Combivent (35 people, 13.21%)
- Spiriva (33 people, 12.45%)
- Prilosec (31 people, 11.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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