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Review: could Nicotine cause Hot flushes?

Summary: Hot flushes could be caused by Nicotine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Smoking cessation therapy.

We study 5,641 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

Nicotine (latest outcomes from 5,770 users) has active ingredients of nicotine. It is often used in quit smoking.

Hot flushes

Hot flushes (sudden feelings of heat) (latest reports from 108,099 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, breast cancer, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 5,642 people reported to have side effects when taking Nicotine. Among them, 22 people (0.39%) have Hot Flushes. They amount to 0.02% of all the 107,561 people who have Hot Flushes on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hot flushes in Nicotine reports

Time on Nicotine when people have Hot flushes * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hot flushes85.71%14.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hot flushes68.18%31.82%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hot flushes0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%23.53%29.41%23.53%23.53%

Severity of Hot flushes when taking Nicotine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hot flushes ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (9 people, 40.91%)
  2. Nausea (4 people, 18.18%)
  3. Restless legs syndrome (2 people, 9.09%)
  4. Muscle spasms (2 people, 9.09%)
  5. Back pain (2 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (6 people, 27.27%)
  2. Promethazine (5 people, 22.73%)
  3. Taxotere (5 people, 22.73%)
  4. Carboplatin (5 people, 22.73%)
  5. Hexadrol (5 people, 22.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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