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 Prostate cancer. This review analyzes which people have Hot flashes with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2017

247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 890 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: 68.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.64 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
  • 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: 0.59 %
  • 20-29: 3.98 %
  • 30-39: 6.63 %
  • 40-49: 12.81 %
  • 50-59: 25.92 %
  • 60+: 49.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer (84 people, 9.44%)
  • Pain (73 people, 8.20%)
  • Depression (68 people, 7.64%)
  • High Blood Pressure (58 people, 6.52%)
  • Metastases To Bone (49 people, 5.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (117 people, 13.15%)
  • Humira (116 people, 13.03%)
  • Zometa (102 people, 11.46%)
  • Oxycontin (87 people, 9.78%)
  • Folic Acid (81 people, 9.10%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (307 people, 34.49%)
  • Headache (230 people, 25.84%)
  • Nausea (228 people, 25.62%)
  • Pain (205 people, 23.03%)
  • Joint Pain (193 people, 21.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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