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Review: could Flonase cause Cataract?

Summary: Cataract is found among people who take Flonase, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zyrtec, and have Osteoporosis. We study 16,893 people who have side effects while taking Flonase from FDA and social media. Among them, 250 have Cataract. Find out below who they are, when they have Cataract and more.

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Flonase

Flonase has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 17,531 Flonase users)

Cataract

Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, diabetes. (latest reports from 17,651 Cataract patients)

On May, 3, 2015: 16,893 people reported to have side effects when taking Flonase. Among them, 250 people (1.48%) have Cataract.

Trend of Cataract in Flonase reports

Time on Flonase when people have Cataract * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cataract40.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%30.00%16.67%3.33%

Gender of people who have Cataract when taking Flonase * :

FemaleMale
Cataract63.89%36.11%

Age of people who have Cataract when taking Flonase * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cataract0.00%0.00%1.01%1.01%1.52%26.77%24.24%45.45%

Severity of Cataract when taking Flonase ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cataract100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Cataract ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (28 people, 11.20%)
  2. Asthma (18 people, 7.20%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (16 people, 6.40%)
  4. Arthritis (13 people, 5.20%)
  5. Menopause (11 people, 4.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyrtec (58 people, 23.20%)
  2. Aspirin (56 people, 22.40%)
  3. Zometa (56 people, 22.40%)
  4. Prednisone (47 people, 18.80%)
  5. Celebrex (43 people, 17.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • Im not sure which medication is causeing my problem .maybe one of the medication is interfereing with one of the others to cause my problem

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Bad acne broke out for my son soon when taking the Fluticasone (Flixonase 50 mikrog/dose) nasal spray. 2 doses in each nostril twice a day for a month. Still having acne burst even though stopped with the spray after the course was due. Never had acne before. No acne in our family or relatives. Is this hormonal acne now or? How long will it last. Being now on tetralysal antibiotic cure for 3 - 4 monts. Taking antibiotics for 6 weeks now and can see a little better condition in face. Has this happened to anyone else? In product details there is mentioned that the fluticasone (flonase) can give new acne or worsen acne. etc. No such info about side effects like acne for this product in Finland. Not written in any product details for this nasal spray??? I only found the info on other European websites and medicine listings. Weird??

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I have been unable to determine a cause for my severe cystic acne that has been treated with antibiotics for 5 years.

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