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my mouth taste like metal. when I drink water it taste like metal

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that's all I know. It taste like metal. If I drink plain water it tastes like metal
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Cheryl K. replied 9 years ago.
Are you on any medications that are new and have you had a dental check-up recently? This will allow me to be of better help to you.
Customer: replied 9 years ago.
About 2 months ago I started caduet. But I was all ready on the 2 medicines separately. About a week ago I started taking lunesta. I had my teeth cleaned about 2 months ago.
Expert:  Cheryl K. replied 9 years ago.

Ok if you had your teeth cleaned two months ago and are not having any pain or sign of gum disease or absess then you can rule the teeth and gums out. The Lunesta may be your culprit here as the two main causes are teeth and medication. You might want to talk with your physician about a switch to maybe Rozerem or Ambien as they may be better adjusted for your system so you do not have to have this. In some cases as we age our senses become more sensitive and it is not able to be determined as to what the cause is, and usually subsides on it's own but since you have added a new medication I bet that is your cause. I am including a link below thart explains more about this but contact your physician, let them know of the side effect that you are experiencing and see if they will not make a change to another one of the Insomnia medications above.

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