Medications that can cause night sweats

Night sweats are a common side effect of many medications, such as:

  1. Depression medications (antidepressants)
  2. Hormone-blocking drugs used to treat certain cancers (hormone therapy)
  3. Drugs used to treat diabetes (if the level of sugar in your blood gets too low) (hypoglycemic agents)

Medical conditions that can cause night sweats

Diseases and conditions that can cause night sweats include:

  1. Ansiedad
  2. Autoimmune disorders
  3. Neuropatía autonómica (damage to your autonomic nerves)
  4. Brucellosis (a bacterial infection)
  5. Síndrome carcinoide (a certain type of cancerous tumor in your intestines)
  6. Adicción a las drogas (alcohol, opioids, cocaine, cannabis, benzodiazepines)
  7. (an infection of your heart valves)
  8. VIH/sida
  9. Hodgkin's lymphoma (Hodgkin's disease) (Hodgkin's disease)
  10. Hipertiroidismo (overactive thyroid)
  11. Leucemia
  12. Mielofibrosis (a bone marrow disorder)
  13. Linfoma no hodgkiniano
  14. Osteomielitis (a bone infection)
  15. Pheochromocytoma (a rare adrenal gland tumor)
  16. Pyogenic abscess (a pus-filled cavity caused by an infection)
  17. Trastornos del sueño (such as obstructive sleep apnea)
  18. Accidente cerebrovascular
  19. Siringomielia (a fluid-filled cyst in the spinal cord)
  20. Thyroid disease
  21. Tuberculosis

Las causas que aquí se muestran se asocian comúnmente con este síntoma. Trabaja con tu médico u otro profesional de atención médica para obtener un diagnóstico preciso.

March 01, 2017