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Review: could Fibromyalgia cause Hot flashes?

Summary: Hot flashes could be caused by Fibromyalgia, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, also have Plaque psoriasis, and take Lyrica.

We study 17,052 people who have Fibromyalgia from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Hot flashes. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (latest reports from 92,026 patients) is typically treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Tramadol Hydrochloride, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride.

Hot flashes

Hot flashes (latest reports from 1,422 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 17,043 people who have fibromyalgia are studied. Among them, 8 (0.05%) have Hot Flashes. They amount to 0.57% of all the 1,407 people who have Hot Flashes on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hot flashes in fibromyalgia reports

Gender of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Hot flashes * :

FemaleMale
Hot flashes100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Hot flashes * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hot flashes0.00%0.00%0.00%42.86%14.29%14.29%28.57%14.29%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hot flashes0.00%50.00%37.50%12.50%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Plaque psoriasis (1 people, 12.50%)
  2. Insomnia (1 people, 12.50%)
  3. Pain (1 people, 12.50%)
  4. Depression (1 people, 12.50%)
  5. High blood pressure (1 people, 12.50%)
  6. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (1 people, 12.50%)
  7. Hypertension (1 people, 12.50%)
  8. Menopause (1 people, 12.50%)
  9. Birth control (1 people, 12.50%)
  10. Bipolar disorder (1 people, 12.50%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Lyrica (2 people, 25.00%)
  2. Savella (2 people, 25.00%)
  3. Cymbalta (2 people, 25.00%)
  4. Zaleplon (1 people, 12.50%)
  5. Tizanidine hydrochloride (1 people, 12.50%)
  6. Tramadol hydrochloride (1 people, 12.50%)
  7. Fentanyl-50 (1 people, 12.50%)
  8. Benicar (1 people, 12.50%)
  9. Gabapentin (1 people, 12.50%)
  10. Trazodone hydrochloride (1 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I am a 50 year old female who is menapausal. However, the severe hot flashes and flushing is out of control. It is happening about 4 time per hour night and day. Everyone I come in contact with says that it is the most exreme case of "hot flashes" due to menepause they have ever seen. It is ruining my life. I believe that it has to be coming from some of the medicines I am taking. I also am curious if acetomenephen can cause this. Thank you for your help!

    Reply

    catdlong on May, 27, 2012:

    I can tell you from personal experience that Savella can cause EXTREME sweating. It is absolute misery. Can't go anywhere without hair and clothes wet with sweat. Didn't have this problem before taking Savella. My Rheumatologist confirmed it is a side affect from the Savella.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I just want to know if I can take the Zaleplon and the same time as tizanadine.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Stelara is a WONDERFUL drug. I had about 90% coverage of plaque psoriasis when I started Stelara on January 17, 2011. Two weeks later I was about 50% clear. Second injection was on February 17, 2011. One week later I was completely clear. Now getting ready for first 3-month injection on May 17, and I have noticed hair loss. There is new hair coming in, but I used to have a thick head of hair. Now it is thin and changing in texture. I have bald spots. Being female, I am terrified it will all come out. However, being bald certainly pales next to being covered in psoriasis.

    Reply

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