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Salty, bitter taste in mouth. Taking antibiotics for sore throat, abscess on finger. How to cure?

hi Ive got an awful taste in my mouth it is salty and bitter. Everything tastes disgusting, even drinks. I cannot taste anything sweet at all. I understand this is from taking antibiotics for a week 500mg x 2 per day for a sore throat and abscess on my finger, but I stopped taking them over a week ago and the bad taste is still there and doesn't seem to be wearing off at all. Help!!
Asked On : Thu, 11 Apr 2013
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Some antibiotics do give a metallic taste or taste disturbances you have not mentioned the name of your antibiotics so its difficult to say.
The taste change usually goes in a weeks time of stoppage of antibiotics .
But still you have it could be because of some gastro -esophageal reflux
You can take---
Tab. Omeprazole +Domperidom two times a day half an hour before meals
Syp. Antacid gel 2 tsf two times a day half an hour before meals
Betadine gargle 2 tsf in half glass of water two times a day
this will help.
Answered: Sat, 13 Apr 2013
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