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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 16,859 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Flonase and have Cataract >>>

Flonase

Flonase has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Flonase 17,496 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 Cataract 17,594 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 16,859 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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    (Asked by a 71 year old woman who has Osteoarthritis, Hypercholesterolemia, GERD, Larangospasm With Asthmatic Component, and takes Klonopin, Xanax, Celebrex, Zyrtec, Lipitor, Fluticasone Propionate, Budesonide , Xopenex, Prevacid, Lexapro)
    For two years I have been fighting with larangospasm. I have been hospitalized twice and treated with prednisone as well as nebulizers with albuterol. I had botox injections into my vocal cords last July 2013 and have a straw hanging around my neck for straw breathing. The last "attack" lasted one ...
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