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 35,221 people who have side effects when taking Flonase from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 18, 2017
35,221 people reported to have side effects when taking Flonase.
Among them, 306 people (0.87%) have Loss of smell
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Flonase when people have Loss of smell *:
- < 1 month: 70.18 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15.79 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.51 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.26 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Loss of smell when taking Flonase *:
- female: 70.98 %
- male: 29.02 %
Age of people who have Loss of smell when taking Flonase *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.68 %
- 10-19: 1.35 %
- 20-29: 3.38 %
- 30-39: 9.46 %
- 40-49: 13.51 %
- 50-59: 20.27 %
- 60+: 50.68 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypersensitivity (22 people, 7.19%)
- Ill-Defined Disorder (19 people, 6.21%)
- Sinusitis (15 people, 4.90%)
- Preventive Health Care (15 people, 4.90%)
- Bone Density Abnormal (13 people, 4.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ambien (16 people, 5.23%)
- Xanax (14 people, 4.58%)
- Prozac (14 people, 4.58%)
- Medrol (14 people, 4.58%)
- Lexapro (14 people, 4.58%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Ageusia (141 people, 46.08%)
- Weight Decreased (19 people, 6.21%)
- Headache (18 people, 5.88%)
- Pain (17 people, 5.56%)
- Chest Pain (16 people, 5.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I was using flonase since 2000 after 17 years I found out terrible side effect of this nasal sprey.I went 17 different doctors but none of them could find solution.My upper mouth and tounge was burning all the time.After I stoped using Flonase my mouth tuned back to the normal.If you have ...
Dear all , I need your advice, after 2 months of using Flonase twice a day I got a sore throat , I stopped using it one month ago now , however I am still have sore throat, so how long usually it takes for throat healing and being normal again after stopping the Flonase ? Thanks for your ...
I am a 69 yr. Old Female!!Have been taking flonase for 5 or 6 yrs.Broke out in shingles a yr. Ago..Have had 3 breakouts since..The last 2 breakouts were in less than a month of each other!!! Curious if it could possibly be a side effect from the flonase..am not taking any other medications!!
I had cough, runny nose and slight fever a week back. So after 2 days I took Benadryl. One day after taking Benadryl I noticed loss of smell and most of the taste (can't notice much other than sweet......I don't notice even very spicy food now.) Since 3 days I am trying steam, salt water ...
User reviews to the study
I used the generic flonase on Saturday, June 3 2017 and lost my sense of smell either right away or after the 3rd dose. Once my symptoms began to clear up, I noticed my sense of smell was gone. Would never have even taken the other 2 doses if I had associated that with the generic flonase vs. ...
i took amphotericin b for 3 weeks. 2 months ago. i have not only lost my sense of smell but when food is cooking it smells bad like bad fish and plastic melting at the same time. it is awful. has anyone else experienced this?
Sense of smell and taste has diminished over the past few years. I have been using restasis for several years. Wondering if there is a link. Anyone else have issues? Did senses come back after stopping restasis?