Review: could Melatonin cause A-fib (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?
Summary: A-fib is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter.
We study 2,228 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have A-fib. Find out below who they are, when they have A-fib and more.
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Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 2,687 Melatonin users)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 86,689 A-fib patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 2,225 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 17 people (0.76%) have A-fib.
Time on Melatonin when people have A-fib * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Melatonin * :
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Melatonin * :
Severity of A-fib when taking Melatonin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from A-fib ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (7 people, 41.18%)
- Sleep disorder (3 people, 17.65%)
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (2 people, 11.76%)
- Coagulation time shortened (2 people, 11.76%)
- Mood altered (2 people, 11.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (7 people, 41.18%)
- Multaq (4 people, 23.53%)
- Magnesium oxide (4 people, 23.53%)
- Lasix (4 people, 23.53%)
- Marinol (3 people, 17.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Melatonin, Premarin for a 3-year old girl with Sleeplessness, Adhesion. The patient has Head Discomfort
- A study of drug interactions between Melatonin, Valerian, Effexor Xr, Ativan, Thorazine for a 42-year old woman with Chronic Insomnia, Insomnia, Depression Suicidal, Anxiety. The patient has Weakness, Fatigue, Lower Blood Pressure, Dry Eyes
- A study of side effects of Acebutolol Hydrochloride for a 70-year old woman with Afib. The patient has Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
- A study of drug interactions between Melatonin, Levothyroxine Sodium, Metoprolol Tartrate And Hydrochlorothiazide, Celexa for a 61-year old woman with Sleep Aid, Thyroid Disorder, High Arch, Depression. The patient has Droopy Eye
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Xanax, Percocet, Clonazepam, Diltiazem Hydrochloride for a 53-year old woman with Blood Clots, Anxiety, Headache, Atrial Fibrillation. The patient has Anxiety, Atrial Fibrillation
Recent Melatonin related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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