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Is Having Hot Flashes A Normal Side Effect Of Prednisone
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
I just started 20mg prednisone tonight for bronchitis. I took it at 8pm & its now 1:40am. Im having hot flashes & i'm only 19. How do I control this side effect? I don't like it, but i can't breathe.
Drug reaction: 20-40% of persons who take Prednisone have an adverse reaction to it. This will subside tonight, but you need to call your doctor in the am and clearly tell him/her about this. Do not keep taking it unless absolutely necessary. Side effects could get worse and result in tragedy. There are ways around these effects, but you and your doctor need specialist consultation. Now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal for a 17yr to have hot flashes, only on 10mg of prednisone for SLE and my face barely gets red when there are hot flashes?
Are hot flashes and jitters side effects of a prednisone *injection* given for asthma attack? I am an overweight but healthy female, 44 years old.
I'm 67 long past menopause but i've been experiencing "hot flashes" again. I take 10 mg of prednisone daily and a shot of methotrexate weekly. Are these drugs causing flashes?
Possibly: Hormones are a type of steroid. They have similar chemical pathways in which your body can process them. It is also possible that you are having a side effect similar to a hot flash. ...Read more
I'm 36, started getting hot flashes ~1 wk after I stopped Nuva Ring. It's been 1 month, and I still get them several times day/night. Side effect or?
I had an orchiectomy removal of testicle I am having hot flashes and my feet get hot and sweaty Is that a side effect. If so what is cure?
Here are some...: Asking your surgeon (urologist) is the better way to get instant answer fitting your clinical scenario. Bilateral orchiectomy induces the state of andropause like menopoause, which is characterized with hot flash and sweating of variable degree; there is no cure but modifying with mental acceptance + judicious use of progesterone, estrogen, antidepressants, .. More? Ask experts timely. ...Read more
My husband chf, and only pumps 17 pre. Today he is very dizziy, tried, soure, and is haveing hot flashes. Could this be a side effect of low potassium?
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