Vicodin and Metallic taste - from FDA reports


Summary

Metallic taste is found among people who take Vicodin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain . We study 42,317 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA. Among them, 380 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.

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Vicodin

Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Vicodin 46,135 users)

Metallic Taste

Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) has been reported by people with insomnia, hepatitis c, high blood pressure (latest reports from 40,604 Metallic taste patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

42,317 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 380 people (0.9%) have Metallic Taste


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Metallic taste?

Time on Vicodin when people have Metallic Taste *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Metallic Taste when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 66.11 %
  • male: 33.89 %

Age of people who have Metallic Taste when taking Vicodin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.37 %
  • 20-29: 1.71 %
  • 30-39: 6.83 %
  • 40-49: 21.16 %
  • 50-59: 19.11 %
  • 60+: 49.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (82 people, 21.58%)
  • Depression (63 people, 16.58%)
  • Metastases To Bone (49 people, 12.89%)
  • Breast Cancer (41 people, 10.79%)
  • Insomnia (34 people, 8.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (137 people, 36.05%)
  • Prednisone (64 people, 16.84%)
  • Ambien (62 people, 16.32%)
  • Xanax (57 people, 15.00%)
  • Oxycontin (56 people, 14.74%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (155 people, 40.79%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (125 people, 32.89%)
  • Nausea (113 people, 29.74%)
  • Depression (112 people, 29.47%)
  • Bone Disorder (106 people, 27.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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