Flonase and Loss of smell - from FDA reports


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 29,473 people who have side effects while taking Flonase from FDA. Among them, 258 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 allergies. (latest outcomes from Flonase 30,724 users)

Loss Of Smell

Loss of smell has been reported by people with nasopharyngitis, high blood pressure, nasal congestion, sinusitis, asthma (latest reports from 8,261 Loss of smell patients).

On Jan, 20, 2017

29,473 people reported to have side effects when taking Flonase.
Among them, 258 people (0.88%) 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: 68 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 71.49 %
  • male: 28.51 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.72 %
  • 10-19: 1.44 %
  • 20-29: 2.88 %
  • 30-39: 10.07 %
  • 40-49: 12.95 %
  • 50-59: 20.14 %
  • 60+: 51.08 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Ill-Defined Disorder (19 people, 7.36%)
  • Hypersensitivity (18 people, 6.98%)
  • Preventive Health Care (15 people, 5.81%)
  • Pain (13 people, 5.04%)
  • Bone Density Abnormal (13 people, 5.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (16 people, 6.20%)
  • Zoloft (14 people, 5.43%)
  • Vicodin (14 people, 5.43%)
  • Prozac (14 people, 5.43%)
  • Medrol (14 people, 5.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Ageusia (118 people, 45.74%)
  • Weight Decreased (19 people, 7.36%)
  • Headache (18 people, 6.98%)
  • Chest Pain (16 people, 6.20%)
  • Pain (15 people, 5.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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