5 HTP vs Melatonin for a male patient aged 16
Summary: 112 male patients aged 16 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.
This is personalized comparison of 5 HTP vs Melatonin for a male aged 16. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.
What are the drugs
5 htp (latest outcomes from 89 users) has active ingredients of 5 - htp. It is often used in depression.
Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,685 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.
On Feb, 26, 2015: 112 male patients aged 14 who take the same drugs are studied in 5 HTP vs Melatonin
Information of patient in study:
|Gender||Age||Reason for the drug|
Drugs to compare:
|5 HTP||5 - htp||not specified|
eHealthMe real world results:
For males aged 14 (±5):
Most common side effects:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Anion Gap Increased|
|Multiple Drug Overdose|
|Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)|
|Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)|
|Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)|
Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Anion Gap Increased|
|Low Blood Pressure (abnormally low blood pressure)|
|Mental Impairment (a condition affecting the body, perhaps through sight or hearing loss, a mobility difficulty or a health condition)|
|Urinary Incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination)|
|Gynecomastia (enlargement of the gland tissue of the male breast)|
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
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Drug effectiveness in real world:
- 5 Htp for Sleeplessness reported by 3 people (updated 1 day ago)
- Melatonin for Sleeplessness reported by 275 people (updated 1 day ago)
- Sleeplessness (101 drugs in 7,056 reports) (updated 1 day ago)
Side effects in real world:
On eHealthMe, 5 Htp (5 - htp) is often used to treat depression. Melatonin (melatonin) is often used to treat insomnia. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- 5 htp is used in:
- Melatonin is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- 5 htp alternatives:
- Melatonin alternatives:
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