Flonase and Loss of smell - from FDA reports
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 Hypersensitivity. This review analyzes which people have Loss of smell 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, 28, 2017
33,700 people reported to have side effects when taking Flonase.
Among them, 295 people (0.88%) have Loss Of Smell
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Flonase when people have Loss Of Smell *:
- < 1 month: 69.09 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.36 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.64 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.45 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.45 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Loss Of Smell when taking Flonase *:
- female: 71.64 %
- male: 28.36 %
Age of people who have Loss Of Smell when taking Flonase *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.69 %
- 10-19: 1.38 %
- 20-29: 3.45 %
- 30-39: 9.66 %
- 40-49: 13.79 %
- 50-59: 20.0 %
- 60+: 50.34 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypersensitivity (20 people, 6.78%)
- Ill-Defined Disorder (19 people, 6.44%)
- Sinusitis (15 people, 5.08%)
- Preventive Health Care (15 people, 5.08%)
- Bone Density Abnormal (13 people, 4.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ambien (16 people, 5.42%)
- Zoloft (14 people, 4.75%)
- Xanax (14 people, 4.75%)
- Medrol (14 people, 4.75%)
- Lexapro (14 people, 4.75%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Ageusia (134 people, 45.42%)
- Weight Decreased (19 people, 6.44%)
- Headache (18 people, 6.10%)
- Pain (17 people, 5.76%)
- Chest Pain (16 people, 5.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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