Review: could Fluticasone Propionate cause Hirsutism?


Hirsutism is found among people who take Fluticasone Propionate, especially for people who are female, 2-9 old also take medication Beclomethasone Dipropionate, and have Asthma . We study 11,308 people who have side effects while taking Fluticasone propionate from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Hirsutism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hirsutism and more.

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Fluticasone Propionate

Fluticasone propionate has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Fluticasone propionate 11,652 users)


Hirsutism (abnormal growth of hair on a person's face and body, esp. on a woman) has been reported by people with acne cystic, thrombocytopenia, gallstones, abdominal pain, emotional distress (latest reports from 1,895 Hirsutism patients).

On Jul, 23, 2016

11,308 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluticasone Propionate.
Among them, 13 people (0.11%) have Hirsutism

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fluticasone propionate cause Hirsutism?

Gender of people who have Hirsutism when taking Fluticasone Propionate *:

  • female: 84.62 %
  • male: 15.38 %

Age of people who have Hirsutism when taking Fluticasone Propionate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 33.33 %
  • 10-19: 33.33 %
  • 20-29: 16.67 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 8.33 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 8.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (7 people)
  • Hiv Infection (3 people)
  • Rhinitis Allergic (1 person)
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (1 person)
  • Nasal Obstruction (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Budesonide (3 people)
  • Beclomethasone Dipropionate (3 people)
  • Zidovudine (2 people)
  • Lopinavir (2 people)
  • Lamivudine (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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