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Is having hot flashes a normal side effect of prednisone?
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Hot flashes and mood changes can occur when taking prednisone.
Night sweats can occur with prednisone/steroids as well.

In brief: Yes
Hot flashes and mood changes can occur when taking prednisone.
Night sweats can occur with prednisone/steroids as well.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Robert Lowe
Pediatric Rheumatology
In brief: No
Hot flashes are not a typical side effect of corticosteroids like prednisone.
Many other potential side effects from short term and long term use. Discuss with your doctor--consider whether menopause could be the cause.

In brief: No
Hot flashes are not a typical side effect of corticosteroids like prednisone.
Many other potential side effects from short term and long term use. Discuss with your doctor--consider whether menopause could be the cause.
Dr. Robert Lowe
Dr. Robert Lowe
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