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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 2,687 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.

On Mar, 28, 2015: 112 male patients aged 14 who take the same drugs are studied in 5 HTP vs Melatonin

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male14Sleeplessness

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
5 HTP 5 - htpnot specified
Melatonin melatoninnot 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)
5 HTPMelatonin
HypervigilanceImpulsive Behaviour
Anion Gap Increased
Multiple Drug Overdose
Anal Fistula
Hallucination
Pancreatitis
Condition Aggravated
Perirectal Abscess
Crohn's Disease
Depression

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
5 HTPMelatonin
Anion Gap Increased
Impulsive Behaviour
Low Blood Pressure
Depression
Ammonia Abnormal
Mental Impairment
Urinary Incontinence
Gynecomastia

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
5 HTP0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%
Melatonin0.00%13.16%21.05%44.74%21.05%

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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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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