I lost my sense of smell after using Flonase for around a week. It has been over 2 months and perhaps 10% of my smell has returned. Anyone else out there with a similar experience? Has your sense of smell returned? After how long?
Have you lost your sense of smell while using Flonase?
- 8 Jul 2015 by M Douglas
- 26 May 2018
Yes, I used Flonase prescription for three weeks. I noticed on 3/20/16 that I had no sense of smell or taste. It's been over a month and it has not returned. I'm depressed and I don't eat right at all. I just eat something just to fill the void in my stomach. I don't care to go to the grocery store because I'm not interested. I can't imagine this going on for the rest of my life! I'm going to see an ENT doc soon. I don't know what to expect. I hope it gets better for you!
Yes..I took flonase back in March 2017 for about 2 weeks and over time I realized I could not smell or taste much. Sometimes I have fleeting smells but not much and little or no taste unless it's very sweet or strong and even then not much. I just figured this out having read
Several posts of others losing their smell. This is life changing and I am desperate to find a solution. I may have 10% ability to smell at best. The flonase was otc .What can I do? This is not right and no warning in material. I am concerned that my smell will never return since it has been six months.
I lost my sense of taste and smell after using the Flonase Sensimist for about 3 months. It has been a week since I last used it and my sense of taste and smell is limited to tasting only sweet, salty, bitter or acrid foods. My sense of smell is limited as well. I can smell vinegary dishes and those made with soy sauce but cannot smell very much of anything else. I hope this is temporary and will improve with time.
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