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Review: could Vicodin cause Metallic taste?

We study 32,534 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

Vicodin (latest outcomes from 35,288 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.

Metallic taste

Metallic taste (a bad taste in the mouth) (latest reports from 160,093 patients) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.

On Aug, 10, 2014: 32,531 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 160,015 people who have Metallic Taste on eHealthMe.

Trend of Metallic taste in Vicodin reports

Time on Vicodin when people have Metallic taste * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Metallic taste50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Metallic taste65.44%34.56%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Metallic taste0.00%0.00%1.32%1.32%9.65%23.25%17.11%47.37%

Severity of Metallic taste when taking Vicodin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Metallic taste0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Metallic taste ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Metallic taste0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (54 people, 19.15%)
  2. Depression (50 people, 17.73%)
  3. Metastases to bone (45 people, 15.96%)
  4. Breast cancer (37 people, 13.12%)
  5. Constipation (30 people, 10.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (116 people, 41.13%)
  2. Prednisone (60 people, 21.28%)
  3. Ambien (53 people, 18.79%)
  4. Oxycontin (53 people, 18.79%)
  5. Zithromax (50 people, 17.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Also had tooth extraction in late December, 2012; however, taste disorder did not begin until later in February, 2013.

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