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Hot Flashes Summary

Description: A sudden, temporary sensation of heat predominantly experienced by some women during MENOPAUSE. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)

Also Known As: Flashes, Hot

Networked: 883 relevant articles (147 outcomes, 208 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hot Flashes

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Estrogens (Estrogen) : 31 outcomes 19 studies in 172 results : FDA 1
  2. gabapentin (Neurontin) : 20 outcomes 23 studies in 63 results : FDA 37 Generic
  3. venlafaxine (Effexor) : 15 outcomes 20 studies in 45 results : FDA 18 Generic
  4. Paroxetine (Paxil) : 11 outcomes 7 studies in 24 results : FDA 17 Generic
  5. Hormones : 8 outcomes 21 studies in 106 results : IBA
  6. Tamoxifen : 8 outcomes 14 studies in 76 results : FDA 12 Generic
  7. Clonidine (ST 155) : 8 outcomes 8 studies in 23 results : FDA 55 Generic
  8. Citalopram (Escitalopram) : 6 outcomes 11 studies in 15 results : FDA 4
  9. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants) : 6 outcomes 10 studies in 39 results : IBA
  10. Isoflavones : 6 outcomes 8 studies in 26 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Hot Flashes

  1. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer)
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  3. Fatigue
  4. Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders (Insomnia)
  5. Prostatic Neoplasms (Prostate Cancer)
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Key Therapies for Hot Flashes

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  1. Hormone Replacement Therapy (Therapy, Hormone Replacement) : 6 outcomes 2 studies in 46 results
  2. Estrogen Replacement Therapy : 6 outcomes 2 studies in 25 results
  3. Hypnosis (Mesmerism) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 12 results
  4. Relaxation Therapy : 2 outcomes 1 study in 6 results
  5. Injections : 2 outcomes in 4 results
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