Review: could Flonase cause Cataract?
Summary: Cataract could be caused by Flonase, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zyrtec, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 16,819 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 (latest outcomes from 17,445 users) has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate. It is often used in allergies.
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) (latest reports from 134,483 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, high blood cholesterol.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 16,811 people reported to have side effects when taking Flonase. Among them, 250 people (1.49%) have Cataract. They amount to 0.19% of all the 133,750 people who have Cataract on eHealthMe.
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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ACE levels fluctuate but average 110 - 150.
Blood pressure on average is 150 / 78 - no treatment given
I also take Nefopam Hydrochloride (Acupan) for pain but this drug is not on the list.
Immobility, fatigue and constant pain have left me very depressed ad harbouring thoughts of suicide. My 15 year old granddaughter has lived with me since the death of my daughter 11 years ago and it is my hope that I will live long enough to see her settled in college and independent after which the only thing I have to look forward to is to end my own suffering.
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