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 146,809 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 424 have Hot flashes. Find out below who they are, when they have Hot flashes and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from 150,124 Prednisone 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 Mar, 14, 2015: 146,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 424 people (0.29%) have Hot Flashes.
Time on Prednisone 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||57.14%||18.37%||6.12%||2.04%||6.12%||6.12%||4.08% |
Gender of people who have Hot flashes when taking Prednisone * :
|Hot flashes||79.79%||20.21% |
Age of people who have Hot flashes when taking Prednisone * :
|Hot flashes||0.00%||0.00%||0.76%||4.29%||13.38%||14.14%||19.19%||48.23% |
Severity of Hot flashes when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hot flashes||5.88%||64.71%||29.41%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hot flashes ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hot flashes||12.50%||12.50%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (110 people, 25.94%)
- Pain (66 people, 15.57%)
- Depression (54 people, 12.74%)
- Metastases to bone (41 people, 9.67%)
- Hypertension (39 people, 9.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (128 people, 30.19%)
- Aspirin (115 people, 27.12%)
- Humira (102 people, 24.06%)
- Methotrexate (82 people, 19.34%)
- Folic acid (81 people, 19.10%)
* 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:
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- A study of drug interactions between Prednisone, Nicorette, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide, Adderall 10, Adderall Xr 25, Crestor, Pristiq for a 59-year old woman with Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Stop Smoking, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled, Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Depression. The patient has Pain - Tooth Or Teeth
- A study of drug interactions between Zoloft, Xanax, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride for a 25-year old woman with Depression, Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Hot Flashes, Nausea
- A study of side effects of Rocephin for a 34-year old woman with Lyme Disease. The patient has Hot Flashes (sudden feelings of heat), Metamyelocyte Count Increased (excess precursor in the granulocytic series)
- A study of side effects of Prednisone for a 40-year old woman with Tinnitus. The patient has Lightheadedness (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness and/or feeling that one may be about to faint)
- A study of side effects of Prednisone for a 18-year old girl with Ulcerative Colitis. The patient has Dizzy, Fast Heart Beat, Fast Heart Rate, Confused, Tired, Disoreinted,just Sick All Over.
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