Singulair and Metallic taste - from FDA reports
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 Advair Diskus 100/50, and have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This review analyzes which people have Metallic taste with Singulair. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 66,613 people who have side effects when taking Singulair from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 21, 2017
66,613 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair.
Among them, 434 people (0.65%) have Metallic taste
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Singulair when people have Metallic taste *:
- < 1 month: 50.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.75 %
- 6 - 12 months: 18.75 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Metallic taste when taking Singulair *:
- female: 74.11 %
- male: 25.89 %
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Singulair *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 3.12 %
- 10-19: 1.99 %
- 20-29: 3.98 %
- 30-39: 7.95 %
- 40-49: 17.9 %
- 50-59: 22.73 %
- 60+: 42.33 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Insomnia (30 people, 6.91%)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (30 people, 6.91%)
- Hypersensitivity (26 people, 5.99%)
- High Blood Pressure (24 people, 5.53%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (22 people, 5.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Advair Diskus 100/50 (82 people, 18.89%)
- Albuterol (77 people, 17.74%)
- Prilosec (48 people, 11.06%)
- Spiriva (47 people, 10.83%)
- Ambien (39 people, 8.99%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (90 people, 20.74%)
- Headache (70 people, 16.13%)
- Fatigue (66 people, 15.21%)
- Diarrhea (66 people, 15.21%)
- Breathing Difficulty (56 people, 12.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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