Review: could Calcium cause Hot Flashes?


Summary

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 Arimidex, and have Breast cancer . We study 67,807 people who have side effects while taking Calcium from FDA and social media. Among them, 301 have Hot flashes. Find out below who they are, when they have Hot flashes and more.

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Calcium

Calcium has active ingredients of calcium. It is often used in dialysis. (latest outcomes from Calcium 68,273 users)

Hot Flashes

Hot flashes has been reported by people with pain, insomnia, joint pain, fatigue, high blood pressure (latest reports from 17,194 Hot flashes patients).

On Jul, 24, 2016

67,807 people reported to have side effects when taking Calcium.
Among them, 301 people (0.44%) have Hot Flashes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Calcium cause Hot flashes?

Time on Calcium when people have Hot Flashes *:

  • < 1 month: 53.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.57 %
  • 10+ years: 3.57 %

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

  • female: 79.73 %
  • male: 20.27 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.41 %
  • 10-19: 0.83 %
  • 20-29: 0.41 %
  • 30-39: 6.61 %
  • 40-49: 12.81 %
  • 50-59: 28.51 %
  • 60+: 50.41 %

Severity if Hot Flashes when taking Calcium **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 30.77 %
  • severe: 61.54 %
  • most severe: 7.69 %

How people recovered from Hot Flashes **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 8.33 %
  • not yet: 91.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (54 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (46 people)
  • Prostate Cancer (33 people)
  • Hypertension (32 people)
  • Depression (29 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Arimidex (75 people)
  • Aspirin (71 people)
  • Zometa (64 people)
  • Atenolol (51 people)
  • Fish Oil (50 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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