Melatonin and Acne vulgaris
This is a study of Acne vulgaris (Acne) among people who take Melatonin. The study analyzes: the time on Melatonin when people have Acne vulgaris, gender and age of these people, the severity of Acne vulgaris, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Melatonin. In total 1,447 Melatonin users are studied. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and is updated regularly.
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Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is used in insomnia, sleep disorder, natural short sleeper, insomnia related to another mental condition, primary insomnia. Commonly reported side effects of Melatonin include pain, fatigue, nausea, dizziness, insomnia.
Acne vulgaris has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease.
On Apr, 22, 2013: 1,447 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 10 people (0.69%) have Acne Vulgaris.
Time on Melatonin when people have Acne vulgaris * :
Gender of people who have Acne vulgaris when taking Melatonin * :
|Acne vulgaris||40.00%||60.00% |
Age of people who have Acne vulgaris when taking Melatonin * :
|Acne vulgaris||0.00%||0.00%||40.00%||40.00%||10.00%||10.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Acne vulgaris when taking Melatonin ** :
How people recovered from Acne vulgaris ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (3 people, 30.00%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
- Hair growth abnormal (2 people, 20.00%)
- Sleep disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
- Growth hormone deficiency (1 people, 10.00%)
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Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Abilify (2 people, 20.00%)
- Strattera (2 people, 20.00%)
- Trazodone hcl (2 people, 20.00%)
- Cogentin (2 people, 20.00%)
- Minoxidil (2 people, 20.00%)
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 days ago):
My eyes start watering a lot about 30 minutes after taking melatonin. They are not watering when I wake up the next morning.
From this study (4 days ago):
Occurs more during menstrual time
From this study (1 week ago):
In trying to get off ambien,I began taking melatonin... at first 3mg, then 1 mg, ad now even 1/4th or 1/2th, and I have hot flashes on all doses. Other drugs - none, except for these herbs / vitamins:
Ambien 1.25 mg, CoQ10, Magnesium, Vit C, Vit D, B-Complex
I do have leukemia (CML) in remission, and am off the cancer drug; and also have mild sporatic hypertension and occasionally take .5mg of Benicar. Nothing else.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Huge pimple on chin just seems to be getting bigger and painful. Managed to squeeze some puss this morning. Tried heated pads, ice and antiseptic wipes. Nothing helps. Had for 4 days.
From this study (4 weeks ago):
Would like to know if this drug affects skin. My daughter has not had a skin problem/acne before. she has been taking Methylphenidate HCI-Douglas 10mg twice a day for a month and her face has broken out in pimples. could there be a relation to the medication?
humans are nuts on Apr, 26, 2013:
Ummmm... are you serious??? Zits happen because of puberty and not washing your face with soap and warm water often enough. my guess is you put her on ritalin because she is an overactive teanager that cannot focus... another side effect of puberty. translation. its the hormones egad
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