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Review: could Prednisone cause Hot flashes (Hot Flush)?

Summary: Hot flashes is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,660 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 423 have Hot flashes. Find out below who they are, when they have Hot flashes and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,999 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Hot flashes

Hot flashes (sudden feelings of heat) (latest reports from 35,199 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, stress and anxiety, hypothyroidism, high blood cholesterol.

On Nov, 12, 2014: 146,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 423 people (0.29%) have Hot Flashes.

Trend of Hot flashes in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Hot flashes * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hot flashes58.33%18.75%6.25%2.08%4.17%6.25%4.17%

Gender of people who have Hot flashes when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Hot flashes79.96%20.04%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hot flashes0.00%0.00%0.76%4.30%13.42%14.18%18.99%48.35%

Severity of Hot flashes when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hot flashes6.25%62.50%31.25%0.00%

How people recovered from Hot flashes ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hot flashes14.29%14.29%71.43%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (109 people, 25.77%)
  2. Pain (66 people, 15.60%)
  3. Depression (54 people, 12.77%)
  4. Metastases to bone (41 people, 9.69%)
  5. Hypertension (39 people, 9.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (128 people, 30.26%)
  2. Aspirin (115 people, 27.19%)
  3. Humira (102 people, 24.11%)
  4. Methotrexate (82 people, 19.39%)
  5. Folic acid (80 people, 18.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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