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Review: could Melatonin cause Acid reflux?

Summary: Acid reflux could be caused by Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aspirin, and have Allergies.

We study 2,128 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

Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,573 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.

Acid reflux

Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) (latest reports from 43,953 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 2,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 7 people (0.32%) have Acid Reflux. They amount to 0.02% of all the 43,849 people who have Acid Reflux on eHealthMe.

Trend of Acid reflux in Melatonin reports

Time on Melatonin when people have Acid reflux * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Acid reflux0.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Acid reflux when taking Melatonin * :

FemaleMale
Acid reflux71.43%28.57%

Age of people who have Acid reflux when taking Melatonin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acid reflux0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%28.57%14.29%42.86%14.29%

Severity of Acid reflux when taking Melatonin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Acid reflux0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Acid reflux ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Acid reflux0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Allergies (2 people, 28.57%)
  2. Vitamin d (2 people, 28.57%)
  3. Pain (2 people, 28.57%)
  4. Migraine (2 people, 28.57%)
  5. Chronic pain (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (4 people, 57.14%)
  2. Nasonex (2 people, 28.57%)
  3. Vitamin c (2 people, 28.57%)
  4. Lisinopril (2 people, 28.57%)
  5. Metoprolol tartrate (2 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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