A member asked:
metal taste in mouth on tablets?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Sandra Eleczko answered
35 years experience Dentistry
Metal taste: There are a number of causes for metal taste. Some of them include vitamin or mineral deficiencies, periodontal disease, hormonal, pregnancy, habits of chewing on objects, and more. It takes an evaluation that may include blood tests to determine your specific cause.
Answered on Oct 4, 2017
Dr. William Coutts ii answered
25 years experience Family Medicine
Oral antibiotics: The oral antibiotic metronidazole ( also known as Flagyl in the USA), often causes a metallic tase in your mouth while you are taking it. The metallic taste should go away within 3-4 days after you stop taking it. Also do not drink alcohol while taking this antibiotic Drinking alcohol while taking metronidazole while cause sevdere vomiting.
Answered on May 7, 2019
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