Who have Hot flushes with Carcinoid syndrome - from FDA reports


Hot flushes is found among people with Carcinoid syndrome, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Sandostatin and have Carcinoid tumor. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 53 people who have Carcinoid syndrome from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 10, 2019

53 people who have Carcinoid Syndrome and Hot Flushes are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Hot flushes when you have Carcinoid syndrome?

Gender of people who have Carcinoid Syndrome and experience Hot Flushes *:

  • female: 78 %
  • male: 22 %

Age of people who have Carcinoid Syndrome and experience Hot Flushes *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 8.33 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 79.17 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Carcinoid Tumor: 4 people, 7.55%
  2. Diarrhea: 3 people, 5.66%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 2 people, 3.77%
  4. Pain In Extremity: 2 people, 3.77%
  5. Neuroendocrine Tumor: 2 people, 3.77%
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2 people, 3.77%
  7. Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus): 1 person, 1.89%
  8. Anticoagulant Therapy: 1 person, 1.89%
  9. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 1 person, 1.89%
  10. Carcinoid Tumor Of The Small Bowel: 1 person, 1.89%

Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Sandostatin Lar: 22 people, 41.51%
  2. Sandostatin: 22 people, 41.51%
  3. Afinitor: 3 people, 5.66%
  4. Synthroid: 3 people, 5.66%
  5. Imodium: 2 people, 3.77%
  6. Lipitor: 2 people, 3.77%
  7. Lomotil: 2 people, 3.77%
  8. Lyrica: 2 people, 3.77%
  9. Norvasc: 2 people, 3.77%
  10. Zocor: 2 people, 3.77%

Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Diarrhea: 39 people, 73.58%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 30 people, 56.60%
  3. Abdominal Distension: 25 people, 47.17%
  4. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 24 people, 45.28%
  5. Weight Decreased: 23 people, 43.40%
  6. Skin Blushing/flushing (a sudden reddening of the face, neck): 22 people, 41.51%
  7. Dizziness: 19 people, 35.85%
  8. Blood Pressure Systolic Increased: 18 people, 33.96%
  9. Injection Site Pain: 17 people, 32.08%
  10. Pain In Extremity: 16 people, 30.19%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.



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