Review: could Calcium cause Hot Flashes?


Hot flashes is found among people who take Calcium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Breast cancer . We study 22,156 people who have side effects while taking Calcium from FDA and social media. Among them, 203 have Hot flashes. Find out below who they are, when they have Hot flashes and more.

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Calcium has active ingredients of calcium. It is often used in mineral supplementation. (latest outcomes from Calcium 27,979 users)

Hot Flashes

Hot flashes has been reported by people with pain, diarrhea, insomnia, joint pain, fatigue (latest reports from 22,621 Hot flashes patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

22,156 people reported to have side effects when taking Calcium.
Among them, 203 people (0.92%) have Hot Flashes

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Calcium cause Hot flashes?

Time on Calcium when people have Hot Flashes *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Hot Flashes when taking Calcium *:

  • female: 85.57 %
  • male: 14.43 %

Age of people who have Hot Flashes when taking Calcium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.01 %
  • 20-29: 4.03 %
  • 30-39: 10.07 %
  • 40-49: 9.4 %
  • 50-59: 26.85 %
  • 60+: 47.65 %

Severity if Hot Flashes when taking Calcium **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hot Flashes **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (32 people)
  • Endometriosis (22 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (17 people)
  • Pain (16 people)
  • Depression (16 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (48 people)
  • Arimidex (36 people)
  • Lupron Depot (28 people)
  • Aspirin (25 people)
  • Fish Oil (24 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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