Review: could Vicodin cause Metallic taste (Taste - impaired)?
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 32,576 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 282 have Metallic taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Metallic taste and more.
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Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 35,336 Vicodin users)
Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression. (latest reports from 24,312 Metallic taste patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 32,576 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 282 people (0.87%) have Metallic Taste.
Time on Vicodin 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||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Metallic taste when taking Vicodin * :
|Metallic taste||65.44%||34.56% |
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Vicodin * :
|Metallic taste||0.00%||0.00%||1.32%||1.32%||9.65%||23.25%||17.11%||47.37% |
Severity of Metallic taste when taking Vicodin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Metallic taste||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||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 * :
- Pain (54 people, 19.15%)
- Depression (50 people, 17.73%)
- Metastases to bone (45 people, 15.96%)
- Breast cancer (37 people, 13.12%)
- Constipation (30 people, 10.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (116 people, 41.13%)
- Prednisone (60 people, 21.28%)
- Ambien (53 people, 18.79%)
- Oxycontin (53 people, 18.79%)
- Zithromax (50 people, 17.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol for a 22-year old woman with Birth Control. The patient has Metallic Taste (a bad taste in the mouth)
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Norco, Coreg for a 57-year old woman with To Add To Coreg For Heart Condition, Pain - Shoulder, Dilated Cardiomyopathy. The patient has Pain In Left Side Of Neck And Back Of Left Side Of Head. Pain In Left Inter Ear.
- A study of side effects of Clindamycin Hydrochloride for a 27-year old woman with Folliculitis. The patient has Metallic Taste (a bad taste in the mouth)
- A study of side effects of Benadryl for a 56-year old woman with Hives. The patient has Loss Of Taste
- A study of drug interactions between Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen, Losartan Potassium, Pravastatin Sodium, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride for a 60-year old woman with Pain, High Blood Pressure, High Blood Cholesterol, Depression. The patient has Obesity, Thirst - Excessive
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