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104 Possible Causes for Constipation, Metallic Taste, Orthostatic Hypotension

  • Lead Poisoning

    We present the case of a 35-year-old Asian male who presented with abdominal pain and constipation secondary to lead poisoning.[] Very high levels of lead in the blood may cause personality changes, headaches, loss of sensation, weakness, a metallic taste in the mouth, uncoordinated walking, digestive[] […] encountered three patients with lead poisoning in Iran, all of whom associated with presented with diffuse abdominal pain, which was at times colicky in nature, anemia, constipation[]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Mild to moderate dehydration can cause dry mouth, fatigue, sleepiness, thirst, decreased urine output, dry skin, constipation, and dizziness.[] taste Flushing, diarrhea, headache, palpitations, cramps Tx are histamine blockers Clinical features of ciguatera poisoning What is the most common cause of diarrhea in patients[] Constipation with overflow. Gastritis, perhaps from non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) or alcohol abuse.[]

  • Ferrous Sulfate

    All women were asked to keep a diary of five potential gastrointestinal side effects (abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and constipation).[] With olfaction available, the metallic stimulus plotted away from basic tastes and taste mixtures.[] This tendency for the chelate to be better tolerated was observed for the symptoms of bloating, constipation, and nausea.[]

  • Thallium Poisoning

    Cisapride may be effective in improving gastric emptying and relieving constipation resulting from the thallium and the treatment.[] Learning points In a patient with neuropathy severe dysaesthesia, constipation and alopecia point towards thallium poisoning.[] Thallium is a heavy metal which causes gastrointestinal illness including abdominal pain, vomiting, and either constipation or diarrhea.[]

  • Heavy Metal Poisoning

    A person with severe toxicity may also experience muscle pains, indigestion, tremors, constipation, anemia, pallor, dizziness, and poor coordination.[] taste in mouth Mood swings Night sweats Parasites Skin problems Sore or receding gums How Do You Get Heavy Metal Poisoning?[] In cases of severe toxicity, common symptoms are indigestion, constipation, anemia, dizziness, tremor, and muscle pain.[]

  • Cadmium Ingestion

    Numbness Nausea Vomiting Falling into a coma Long-term or chronic exposure to heavy metals may cause the following symptoms: Headache Weakness Tiredness Muscle pain Joint pain Constipation[] Symptoms include a metallic taste in the mouth, excess salivation, gingivitis , tremors , stomach and kidney troubles.[] taste occurring within 3-10 hours after exposure.[]

  • Iodine Poisoning

    […] hormone levels (hypothyroidism) in older children and adults cause goiter, fatigue, impaired mental function, low body temperature with cold intolerance, weight gain and constipation[] Minor effects are metallic taste in the mouth, increased salivation, GI irritation, and acneiform skin lesions.[] Although this intentional hypothyroidism is temporary, it often causes symptoms such as tiredness, depression, weight gain, sleepiness, constipation, muscle aches, and reduced[]

  • Autonomic Dysreflexia

    Treatment of orthostatic hypotension with fludrocortisone acetate relieved these symptoms.[] Abstract A 42-year-old man with T-4 ASIA B thoracic paraplegia presented with chronic constipation, fecal incontinence, and bowel-related autonomic dysreflexia (AD) refractory[] taste in mouth Significantly elevated BP with minimal or no symptoms (Silent Autonomic Dysreflexia) Causes Autonomic Dysreflexia has many potential causes.[]

  • Cyclobenzaprine

    CV: Tachycardia, syncope, palpitation, vasodilation, chest pain, orthostatic hypotension, dyspnea; with high doses, possibility of severe arrhythmias.[] Adverse reactions which were reported in 1% to 3% of the patients were: fatigue/tiredness, asthenia , nausea, constipation, dyspepsia , unpleasant taste , blurred vision ,[] (citrus-like, metallic) that come and go randomly, and the weirdest of all—a “fizzing” sound and sensation in the back of my neck, lasting between 15 seconds and 2 minutes[]

  • Bromocriptine

    Most frequent side effects are nausea, orthostatic hypotension, headaches, and vomiting through stimulation of the brainstem vomiting centre.[] Does bromocriptine cause constipation/weight loss/hair loss/weight gain? Bromocriptine may cause side effects such as constipation and hair loss.[] GI: Nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, epigastric pain, constipation (long-term use) or diarrhea; metallic taste, dry mouth, dysphagia, anorexia, peptic ulcers.[]

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