Melatonin and Acid reflux - from FDA reports
Acid reflux is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ativan, and have Stress and anxiety. This review analyzes which people have Acid reflux with Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,039 people who have side effects when taking Melatonin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
11,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 222 people (2.01%) have Acid reflux
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Melatonin when people have Acid reflux *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Acid reflux when taking Melatonin *:
- female: 77 %
- male: 23 %
Age of people who have Acid reflux when taking Melatonin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 5.38 %
- 20-29: 2.69 %
- 30-39: 2.15 %
- 40-49: 6.45 %
- 50-59: 26.88 %
- 60+: 56.45 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (25 people, 11.26%)
- Pain (21 people, 9.46%)
- Preventive Health Care (20 people, 9.01%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (18 people, 8.11%)
- Nausea (16 people, 7.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ativan (81 people, 36.49%)
- Lyrica (73 people, 32.88%)
- Zantac (66 people, 29.73%)
- Cymbalta (64 people, 28.83%)
- Imodium (59 people, 26.58%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drowsiness (65 people, 29.28%)
- Pneumonia Aspiration (60 people, 27.03%)
- Consciousness - Decreased (60 people, 27.03%)
- Fatigue (53 people, 23.87%)
- Cough (45 people, 20.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I’ve had undiagnosed right ear pain intermittently for some time without any diagnosis obtainable from ENT or medical Doctors. Took 10mg of Melatonin for sleep aid for first time last night. I awoke at 3am with a level 10+ right ear ache. I thought of an ER visit, but laid on my right ear ...
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