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Flonase vs Patanase for a male patient aged 54

Summary: 1,696 male patients aged 54 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Flonase vs Patanase for a male aged 54. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.





What are the drugs

Flonase (latest outcomes from 17,513 users) has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate. It is often used in allergies.

Patanase (latest outcomes from 297 users) has active ingredients of olopatadine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

On Feb, 24, 2015: 1,696 male patients aged 49 who take the same drugs are studied in Flonase vs Patanase

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Flonase fluticasone propionateGlaxosmithkline
Patanase olopatadine hydrochlorideAlcon

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 49 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Flonase (Glaxosmithkline)Patanase (Alcon)
Drug IneffectiveHeadache (pain in head)
Chest PainAsthenia (weakness)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dizziness
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Respiratory Depression (respiration has a rate below 12 breaths)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Sinus Tachycardia (a heart rhythm with elevated rate of impulses originating from the sinoatrial node)
Pyrexia (fever)Chest Pain
AnxietyDehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
PainDrug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
Headache (pain in head)Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Flonase (Glaxosmithkline)Patanase (Alcon)
Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (lung disorder caused by aspergillus fungi)
Status Asthmaticus (a asthma attack not responds to regular medicines)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Enlarged Prostate
Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss)
Memory Impairment
Respiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)
Panic Attack

Drug effectiveness:

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Flonase (fluticasone propionate) is often used to treat allergies. Patanase (olopatadine hydrochloride) is often used to treat allergies. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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