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 16,880 people who have side effects while taking Flonase from FDA and social media. Among them, 233 have Cataract. Find out below who they are, when they have Cataract and more.
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Flonase has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 17,513 Flonase users)
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 17,649 Cataract patients)
On Feb, 1, 2015: 16,876 people reported to have side effects when taking Flonase. Among them, 250 people (1.48%) have Cataract.
Time on Flonase when people have Cataract * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Cataract when taking Flonase * :
Age of people who have Cataract when taking Flonase * :
Severity of Cataract when taking Flonase ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Cataract ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (28 people, 11.20%)
- Asthma (18 people, 7.20%)
- Multiple myeloma (16 people, 6.40%)
- Arthritis (13 people, 5.20%)
- Menopause (11 people, 4.40%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyrtec (58 people, 23.20%)
- Aspirin (56 people, 22.40%)
- Zometa (56 people, 22.40%)
- Prednisone (47 people, 18.80%)
- Celebrex (43 people, 17.20%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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