Review: could Vicodin cause Metallic taste?
We study 32,528 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 (latest outcomes from 35,278 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.
Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) (latest reports from 160,002 patients) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.
On Jul, 11, 2014: 32,522 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 282 people (0.87%) have Metallic Taste. They amount to 0.18% of all the 159,976 people who have Metallic Taste on eHealthMe.
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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