Review: could Melatonin cause Acid reflux (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?
Summary: Acid reflux is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Allergies.
We study 2,225 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Acid reflux. Find out below who they are, when they have Acid reflux and more.
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Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 2,685 Melatonin users)
Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 19,207 Acid reflux patients)
On Mar, 23, 2015: 2,225 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 7 people (0.31%) have Acid Reflux.
Time on Melatonin when people have Acid reflux * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Acid reflux||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Acid reflux when taking Melatonin * :
|Acid reflux||71.43%||28.57% |
Age of people who have Acid reflux when taking Melatonin * :
|Acid reflux||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||28.57%||14.29%||42.86%||14.29% |
Severity of Acid reflux when taking Melatonin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Acid reflux||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Acid reflux ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Acid reflux||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Allergies (2 people, 28.57%)
- Vitamin d (2 people, 28.57%)
- Pain (2 people, 28.57%)
- Migraine (2 people, 28.57%)
- Chronic pain (1 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (4 people, 57.14%)
- Nasonex (2 people, 28.57%)
- Vitamin c (2 people, 28.57%)
- Lisinopril (2 people, 28.57%)
- Metoprolol tartrate (2 people, 28.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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