Review: could Calcium cause Hot flashes (Hot Flush)?
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 13,119 people who have side effects while taking Calcium from FDA and social media. Among them, 95 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 osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from 14,045 Calcium users)
Hot flashes (sudden feelings of heat) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, breast cancer, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 18,009 Hot flashes patients)
On Apr, 3, 2015: 13,111 people reported to have side effects when taking Calcium. Among them, 95 people (0.72%) have Hot Flashes.
Time on Calcium when people have Hot flashes * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hot flashes||77.78%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11% |
Age of people who have Hot flashes when taking Calcium * :
|Hot flashes||0.00%||0.00%||2.53%||0.00%||1.27%||10.13%||40.51%||45.57% |
Severity of Hot flashes when taking Calcium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hot flashes||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hot flashes ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hot flashes||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (24 people, 25.26%)
- Osteoporosis (11 people, 11.58%)
- Depression (11 people, 11.58%)
- Pain (10 people, 10.53%)
- Hypertension (9 people, 9.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Arimidex (30 people, 31.58%)
- Vitamin d (20 people, 21.05%)
- Aspirin (15 people, 15.79%)
- Vitamin e (15 people, 15.79%)
- Fish oil (14 people, 14.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin E, Simvastatin, Hydrochlorothiazide, Prilosec Otc, Cayenne, Multivitamin, Melatonin, Fish Oil, Calcium, Biotin, B Complex Vitamin, Tavist Allergy/sinus/headache, Actifed, Norco for a 50-year old woman with General Physical Condition, High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Heartburn - Chronic, Edema, General Physical Health Deterioration, Difficulty Falling Asleep, Bone Strength And Calcium, Spoon Nails, Fatigue, Allergies, Chronic Pain. The patient has Enlarged Liver
- A study of drug interactions between Glucophage, Ramipril, Sertraline for a 52-year old woman with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, High Blood Pressure, Depression. The patient has Hot Flushes, Cough, Headache
- A study of side effects of Methadone Hydrochloride for a 28-year old woman with RLS. The patient has Short-term Memory Loss, Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs, Hip Pain, Hot Flushes, Rapid Heart Beat, Fatigue - Chronic
- A study of drug interactions between Melatonin, Pepcid Ac, Aspirin, Claritin-d 24 Hour, Calcium, Fish Oil, Magnesium, Metoprolol Succinate, Advair Diskus 100/50, Concerta, Imiquimod for a 53-year old man with Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type, Acid Reflux, General Physical Health Deterioration, Allergy, Constipation, High Blood Pressure, Asthma, Adhd, Plantar Warts. The patient has Blood Potassium Increased
- A study of drug interactions between Meclizine, Restoril, Magnesium Glycinate, Flexeril, Calcium Carbonate, Calcitriol, Synthroid, Cymbalta for a 55-year old woman with Nausea, Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type, Hypoparathyroidism Secondary, Muscle Spasticity, Hypothyroidism Postoperative, Pain. The patient has Pain Exacerbated
Recent Calcium related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Allopurinol, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate for a 88-year old woman who has Hypokalemia
- Comparions of Centrum, Calcium Lactate, Amlodipine Besylate for a 38-year old man who has Hypertension
- Comparions of Methotrexate, Calcium, Folic Acid, Prednisone, Omeprazole for a 20-year old woman who has Miriam
- Comparions of Calcium, Magnesium Oxide, Imdur, Amlodipine Besylate for a 65-year old woman who has Vasospasm
- Comparions of Vitamin D, Sulfasalazine, Calcium, Levothyroxine Sodium, Tysabri for a 43-year old woman who has Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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