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Medications that can cause altered taste:


Medications are listed alphabetically by Generic name – Brand names are listed in parenthesis:

amiodarone (Cordarone), Amoxapine (amytal), azathioprine (Imuran), bupropion (Wellbutrin), butorphanol (stadol), cefadroxil (Duracef), cefamandole (mandol), cefpodoxime (vantin), cephalexin (keflex), clompiramine, (anafranil), cyclobenzaprine, (flexeril), desipramine (norpamin), diltiazem (cardizem), didanosine (Videx), dipyridamole (Persantine), Doxazosin (cardura), estazolam(Prosom), Eszopiclone (lunesta), etodolac (lodine), famotidine (pepcid), felbamate (felbatol), flecainide (tambocor), flunisolide (Aerobid), fluphenazine (prolixin), flurazepam (Dalmane), Foscarnet (foscavir), fosinopril (monopril), glipizide (glucotrol), granisteron (kytril), griseofulvin (Fulvicin), Interferon alpha (intron A), Isotretinoin (Accutane) {sour taste}, ketoprofen (orudis), ketorolac (toradol), labetalol (normodyne, trandate), lisinopril (prinivil, zestril), lithium (lithobid, lithane), Loratadine (claritin), metformin (glucophage), minocycline (minocin), misoprostol (cytotec), nifedipine (procardia), oxaprozin (daypro), pergolide (permax), propylthiouracil, pseudoephedrine (sudafed), rimantadine (flumadine), sertraline (zoloft), sumatriptan (imitrex), tolbutamide (tolinase), topiramate (topamax), trazodone (desyrel), triazolam (halcion), trimipramine (surmontil), zidovudine (retrovir), zolpidem (ambien).