Review: could Flonase cause Loss Of Smell?


Summary

Loss of smell 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 Ambien, and have Ill-defined disorder . We study 16,853 people who have side effects while taking Flonase from FDA and social media. Among them, 166 have Loss of smell. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of smell and more.

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Flonase

Flonase has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Flonase 17,296 users)

Loss Of Smell

Loss of smell has been reported by people with ageusia, hyposmia, muscle twitching (latest reports from 6,722 Loss of smell patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

16,853 people reported to have side effects when taking Flonase.
Among them, 166 people (0.98%) have Loss Of Smell


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flonase cause Loss of smell?

Time on Flonase when people have Loss Of Smell *:

  • < 1 month: 59.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.75 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Loss Of Smell when taking Flonase *:

  • female: 64.74 %
  • male: 35.26 %

Age of people who have Loss Of Smell when taking Flonase *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.97 %
  • 10-19: 1.94 %
  • 20-29: 1.94 %
  • 30-39: 11.65 %
  • 40-49: 10.68 %
  • 50-59: 24.27 %
  • 60+: 47.57 %

Severity if Loss Of Smell when taking Flonase **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 66.67 %

How people recovered from Loss Of Smell **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Ill-Defined Disorder (19 people)
  • Prophylaxis (15 people)
  • Prostate Cancer (13 people)
  • Pain (13 people)
  • Bone Density Abnormal (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (14 people)
  • Lexapro (14 people)
  • Ambien (14 people)
  • Serzone (13 people)
  • Seroquel (13 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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