Could Flonase cause 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 . We study 29,473 people who have side effects while taking Flonase from FDA. Among them, 322 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 Flonase 30,704 users)
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 27,440 Cataract patients).
On Dec, 21, 2016
29,473 people reported to have side effects when taking Flonase.
Among them, 322 people (1.09%) 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: 64.65 %
- male: 35.35 %
Age of people who have Cataract when taking Flonase *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.36 %
- 20-29: 0.45 %
- 30-39: 2.71 %
- 40-49: 21.72 %
- 50-59: 23.53 %
- 60+: 50.23 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (33 people, 10.25%)
- Asthma (29 people, 9.01%)
- Multiple Myeloma (26 people, 8.07%)
- Hypersensitivity (18 people, 5.59%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (18 people, 5.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (70 people, 21.74%)
- Zyrtec (64 people, 19.88%)
- Prednisone (55 people, 17.08%)
- Aredia (51 people, 15.84%)
- Aspirin (50 people, 15.53%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (95 people, 29.50%)
- Stress And Anxiety (76 people, 23.60%)
- Breathing Difficulty (69 people, 21.43%)
- Fall (68 people, 21.12%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (63 people, 19.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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