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Everything tastes the same...

Everything tastes the same - The joy of eating is gone and I am losing wght - suggestions ?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Will see doctor next week - only prescription is ramiprll

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

I take ramipril daily along with an 80 mm asprin

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I see my doctor regularily and he has a pretty good profile on me

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Doctor: Dr. Pravin, Physician replied 1 month ago
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Hello

Welcome and Thank you for your query posted.

My name is***** and being a Medicine specialist I would be able to provide you with an appropriate solution to your concern.

Please note that my Goal is to provide you with an Excellent Service .

Before I answer your question I would like to get some more information:

Do you have history of Diabetes ?

Please note that the answer provided is for information purpose only and does not substitute a Doctor - Patient Consultation in Clinic

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No diabetes
Doctor: Dr. Pravin, Physician replied 1 month ago

Thank you very much for your reply.

One of the very uncommon side effect seen in 1 in 1000 patients is change of taste or reduced taste sensation with Ramipril .

Sometimes the Aspirin taken along with ramipril also can cause reduction in the taste or similar taste with gastritis it causes.

You can also treat your condition with intake of Zantac or Ranitidine once daily. You can see if your taste improves over a period of 15 days.

Please do let me know if you have any further queries.

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