Melatonin and Acne vulgaris - from FDA reports


Summary

Acne vulgaris is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Singulair, and have Sleep disorder . We study 8,226 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA. Among them, 30 have Acne vulgaris. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne vulgaris and more.

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Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 9,329 users)

Acne Vulgaris

Acne vulgaris (acne- skin disease) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 44,713 Acne vulgaris patients).

On Feb, 24, 2017

8,226 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 30 people (0.36%) have Acne Vulgaris


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Melatonin cause Acne vulgaris?

Time on Melatonin when people have Acne Vulgaris *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 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 Acne Vulgaris when taking Melatonin *:

  • female: 56.67 %
  • male: 43.33 %

Age of people who have Acne Vulgaris when taking Melatonin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 36 %
  • 20-29: 32 %
  • 30-39: 8 %
  • 40-49: 8 %
  • 50-59: 12 %
  • 60+: 4 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sleep Disorder (6 people, 20.00%)
  • Insomnia (4 people, 13.33%)
  • Micropenis (3 people, 10.00%)
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency (3 people, 10.00%)
  • Affective Disorder (3 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (5 people, 16.67%)
  • Zyrtec (3 people, 10.00%)
  • Xyrem (3 people, 10.00%)
  • Vitamin D (3 people, 10.00%)
  • Afinitor (3 people, 10.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (7 people, 23.33%)
  • Itching (6 people, 20.00%)
  • Nosebleed (4 people, 13.33%)
  • Headache (4 people, 13.33%)
  • Constipation (4 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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