Flonase and Eustachian tube dysfunction - from FDA reports
Eustachian tube dysfunction is found among people who take Flonase, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Ambien, and have Allergic rhinitis. This review analyzes which people have Eustachian tube dysfunction 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 Apr, 21, 2017
33,700 people reported to have side effects when taking Flonase.
Among them, 27 people (0.08%) have Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Flonase when people have Eustachian Tube Dysfunction *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 50 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 50 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Eustachian Tube Dysfunction when taking Flonase *:
- female: 81.48 %
- male: 18.52 %
Age of people who have Eustachian Tube Dysfunction when taking Flonase *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 19.05 %
- 30-39: 4.76 %
- 40-49: 9.52 %
- 50-59: 9.52 %
- 60+: 57.14 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (12 people, 44.44%)
- Restless Leg Syndrome (12 people, 44.44%)
- Preventive Health Care (12 people, 44.44%)
- Panic Disorder (12 people, 44.44%)
- Allergic Rhinitis (12 people, 44.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ambien (15 people, 55.56%)
- Levaquin (14 people, 51.85%)
- Erythromycin (14 people, 51.85%)
- Diflucan (14 people, 51.85%)
- Allegra (14 people, 51.85%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Otitis Media Acute (13 people, 48.15%)
- Bronchitis (13 people, 48.15%)
- Allergic Rhinitis (13 people, 48.15%)
- Tracheitis (12 people, 44.44%)
- Pharyngitis (12 people, 44.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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