Some drugs can cause taste disturbances

Some drugs can cause taste disturbances...leading to loss of appetite and noncompliance.

Some of the most common culprits are surprising.

Lunesta causes a metallic aftertaste in up to one-third of patients...especially at higher doses. If patients complain, lower the dose or switch to another sleeping agent.

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