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Review: could Tagamet hb 200 cause Metallic taste?

Summary: Metallic taste could be caused by Tagamet hb 200, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

We study 430 people who have side effects while taking Tagamet hb 200 from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.

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Tagamet hb 200

Tagamet hb 200 (latest outcomes from 436 users) has active ingredients of cimetidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Metallic taste

Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) (latest reports from 158,095 patients) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 429 people reported to have side effects when taking Tagamet hb 200. Among them, 4 people (0.93%) have Metallic Taste. They amount to 0.00% of all the 157,885 people who have Metallic Taste on eHealthMe.

Trend of Metallic taste in Tagamet hb 200 reports

Time on Tagamet hb 200 when people have Metallic taste * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Metallic taste100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Metallic taste when taking Tagamet hb 200 * :

FemaleMale
Metallic taste75.00%25.00%

Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Tagamet hb 200 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Metallic taste0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%33.33%33.33%

Severity of Metallic taste when taking Tagamet hb 200 ** :

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How people recovered from Metallic taste ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

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Top co-used drugs for these people * :

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • LizlEmon on Jan, 24, 2014:

    I'm a 28 year old female and have noticed the metallic taste twice now. I was describing it as a sage or pine-like taste but metallic also fits.
    Both times I have taken NyQuil liquid gel tablets I wake up around 3 or 4 a.m and notice the overhwelming taste and realize it was what woke me. The taste is coming from my throat rather than my mouth
    The first time it happened I thought it was a random incident but last night the experience repeated itself and it is very clear it is the NyQuil. I won't be taking it again as the taste keeps me from falling back asleep.
    I don't have any of the health conditions described above but am taking a low dose of Wellbutrin.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • I am currently taking Erythromycin Base 500 MG tablets (1 tab, 3 times a day) for a tooth infection. I know from previous use the metallic taste will disappear after I stop taking the drug. I tend (and my Doc is aware) to take only 2 a day, but still have icky metallic taste in my mouth. If it didn't help the infection, I wouldn't take it (I'm allergic to penicillin). As of right now, the migraine is mild, but still uncomfortable. The itching is my neck and groin.

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