Review: could Nicotine cause Hot Flushes?


Hot flushes is found among people who take Nicotine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Smoking cessation therapy . We study 5,289 people who have side effects while taking Nicotine from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Hot flushes. Find out below who they are, when they have Hot flushes and more.

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Nicotine has active ingredients of nicotine. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from Nicotine 5,600 users)

Hot Flushes

Hot flushes (sudden feelings of heat) has been reported by people with haemorrhage, haematocrit decreased, blood pressure management (latest reports from 17,194 Hot flushes patients).

On Jul, 30, 2016

5,289 people reported to have side effects when taking Nicotine.
Among them, 21 people (0.4%) have Hot Flushes

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nicotine cause Hot flushes?

Time on Nicotine when people have Hot Flushes *:

  • < 1 month: 85.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hot Flushes when taking Nicotine *:

  • female: 65 %
  • male: 35 %

Age of people who have Hot Flushes when taking Nicotine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 13.33 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 26.67 %
  • 60+: 26.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (8 people)
  • Nicotine Dependence (2 people)
  • Vaginal Ulceration (1 person)
  • Claustrophobia (1 person)
  • Back Pain (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (6 people)
  • Taxotere (5 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (5 people)
  • Granisetron (5 people)
  • Fluorouracil (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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