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I have been on cipralex. what is the side effect of it ?

good evening,i have been on cipralex for the past 6 weeks and i have a metallic taste, can you please advice what can i do to avoid it. thanks a lot.
Asked On : Wed, 19 Jan 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
This is a common side effect with many medications. Some home remedies worth trying are:

1.Drinking Orange juice or lemonade. Sour liquids stimulate salivation which facilitates washing away of the metallic taste. You need to salivate especially when your mouth is dry.
2.Try rinsing your mouth with a salt solution containing a teaspoon of table salt and eight ounces of water. You can also use baking soda, but dissolve only ¼ teaspoon.
3.Eat small portions of raw condiments such as clove and cinnamon. Doing so can give you temporarily relief from metallic taste.
4.When you brush your teeth, make sure to brush the tongue area. This can help lessen the metallic taste in your mouth.
Answered: Wed, 19 Jan 2011
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