Prednisone and Hot flashes - from FDA reports


Summary

Hot flashes is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Hot flashes with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239,595 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 861 people (0.36%) have Hot Flashes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Hot flashes?

Time on Prednisone when people have Hot Flashes *:

  • < 1 month: 70 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.15 %
  • 10-19: 0.61 %
  • 20-29: 4.11 %
  • 30-39: 6.85 %
  • 40-49: 13.09 %
  • 50-59: 25.27 %
  • 60+: 49.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (193 people, 22.42%)
  • Prostate Cancer (82 people, 9.52%)
  • Pain (70 people, 8.13%)
  • Depression (68 people, 7.90%)
  • High Blood Pressure (58 people, 6.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (117 people, 13.59%)
  • Humira (112 people, 13.01%)
  • Zometa (102 people, 11.85%)
  • Oxycontin (87 people, 10.10%)
  • Folic Acid (81 people, 9.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (294 people, 34.15%)
  • Headache (223 people, 25.90%)
  • Nausea (220 people, 25.55%)
  • Pain (204 people, 23.69%)
  • Joint Pain (188 people, 21.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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