Medications that can cause night sweats

Causes of night sweats include medication such as:

  1. Depression medications (antidepressants)
  2. Hormone therapy
  3. A drug used to treat opioid use disorder (methadone)
  4. Drugs used to treat low blood sugar with diabetes (hypoglycemic agents)

Conditions that can cause night sweats

Causes of night sweats include conditions and illnesses such as:

  1. Alcohol use disorder
  2. Anxiety disorders
  3. Autoimmune disorders
  4. Autonomic neuropathy (damage to your autonomic nerves)
  5. Brucellosis (a bacterial infection)
  6. Carcinoid tumors (a type of neuroendocrine tumor)
  7. Drug addiction (substance use disorder)
  8. Endocarditis (an infection of the inner lining of the heart)
  10. Hodgkin's lymphoma (Hodgkin's disease)
  11. Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid)
  12. Leukemia
  13. Menopause
  14. Myelofibrosis (a bone marrow disorder)
  15. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  16. Osteomyelitis
  17. Pheochromocytoma (a rare adrenal gland tumor)
  18. Pyogenic abscess (a pus-filled cavity caused by an infection)
  19. Sleep disorders (such as obstructive sleep apnea)
  20. Stroke
  21. Syringomyelia (a fluid-filled cyst in the spinal cord)
  22. Takayasu's arteritis
  23. Thyroid disease
  24. Tuberculosis
  25. Valley fever (coccidioidomycosis)

Causes shown here are commonly associated with this symptom. Work with your doctor or other health care professional for an accurate diagnosis.

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