Flonase and Cataract - from FDA reports
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 Zometa, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Cataract with Flonase. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 33,700 people who have side effects when taking Flonase from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 15, 2017
33,700 people reported to have side effects when taking Flonase.
Among them, 346 people (1.03%) have Cataract
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Flonase when people have Cataract *:
- < 1 month: 30.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 6.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 30.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 26.67 %
- 10+ years: 3.33 %
Gender of people who have Cataract when taking Flonase *:
- female: 65.57 %
- male: 34.43 %
Age of people who have Cataract when taking Flonase *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.31 %
- 20-29: 0.44 %
- 30-39: 3.49 %
- 40-49: 20.96 %
- 50-59: 23.14 %
- 60+: 50.66 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (33 people, 9.54%)
- Asthma (32 people, 9.25%)
- Multiple Myeloma (26 people, 7.51%)
- Hypersensitivity (18 people, 5.20%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (18 people, 5.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (70 people, 20.23%)
- Zyrtec (66 people, 19.08%)
- Prednisone (55 people, 15.90%)
- Aredia (51 people, 14.74%)
- Neurontin (50 people, 14.45%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (98 people, 28.32%)
- Stress And Anxiety (76 people, 21.97%)
- Fall (70 people, 20.23%)
- Breathing Difficulty (69 people, 19.94%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (64 people, 18.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Cataract when taking Flonase?
Flonase has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Flonase 35,069 users)
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, diabetes (latest reports from 29,301 Cataract patients).
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