Review: taking Hydrocortisone and Melatonin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Hydrocortisone and Melatonin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Hydrocortisone and Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 80 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Hydrocortisone

Hydrocortisone has active ingredients of hydrocortisone. It is often used in adrenal insufficiency. (latest outcomes from Hydrocortisone 15,475 users)

Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 3,072 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

80 people who take Hydrocortisone, Melatonin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Hydrocortisone and Melatonin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Hydrocortisone:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Melatonin:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Hydrocortisone:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Melatonin:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Hydrocortisone:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Melatonin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • hyperthermia malignant
  • serotonin syndrome
  • body temperature increased
  • hypotension
  • international normalised ratio increased
  • liver function test abnormal
  • renal impairment
  • tachycardia
1 - 6 months:
  • aggression
  • agitation
  • anger
  • belligerence
  • crying
  • disinhibition
  • disturbance in attention
  • disturbance in social behaviour
  • dizziness
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
not specified:
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
  • gingival swelling
  • hot flush
  • impaired healing
  • lymphadenopathy
  • pain
  • tooth infection
  • toothache

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • breast cancer metastatic
  • dyspnoea
  • hepatic failure
  • malaise
  • meningitis
  • metabolic acidosis
male:
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • pyrexia
  • fatigue
  • rash
  • abdominal pain upper
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • abscess jaw
  • adrenal insufficiency
  • amnesia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • feeling hot
  • flushing
  • infusion related reaction
  • pallor
  • petit mal epilepsy
  • tachypnoea
  • clonus
  • gastroenteritis
  • headache
  • hyponatraemia
10-19:
  • pyrexia
  • proctitis
  • meningitis
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • anger
  • asthenia
  • infectious peritonitis
  • irritability
  • muscle spasms
  • muscular weakness
20-29:
  • acute prerenal failure
  • cardiac arrest
  • circulatory collapse
  • coagulopathy
  • compartment syndrome
  • confusional state
  • dizziness
  • enterobacter test positive
  • hepatic failure
  • hepatorenal syndrome
30-39:
  • colon cancer
  • hepatic lesion
  • metastases to lymph nodes
40-49:
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • analgesic drug level increased
  • arthralgia
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood urea increased
  • blood urea nitrogen/creatinine ratio increased
  • decreased appetite
50-59:
  • accident
  • aphonia
  • delayed recovery from anaesthesia
  • dysphonia
  • fall
  • foot fracture
  • gait disturbance
  • hip fracture
  • multiple fractures
  • muscle spasms
60+:
  • malaise
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cough
  • dysphagia
  • fatigue
  • injury
  • insomnia
  • scoliosis
  • abscess jaw
  • amnesia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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