Review: could Melatonin cause Acne vulgaris (Acne)?
Summary: Acne vulgaris is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Strattera, and have Insomnia.
We study 2,228 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Acne vulgaris. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne vulgaris and more.
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Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 2,693 Melatonin users)
Acne vulgaris (acne- skin disease) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease. (latest reports from 30,223 Acne vulgaris patients)
On Apr, 4, 2015: 2,228 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 16 people (0.72%) have Acne Vulgaris.
Time on Melatonin when people have Acne vulgaris * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Acne vulgaris||75.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Acne vulgaris when taking Melatonin * :
|Acne vulgaris||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Acne vulgaris when taking Melatonin * :
|Acne vulgaris||0.00%||0.00%||43.75%||25.00%||25.00%||6.25%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Acne vulgaris when taking Melatonin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Acne vulgaris||0.00%||50.00%||25.00%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Acne vulgaris ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Acne vulgaris||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (6 people, 37.50%)
- Sleep disorder (3 people, 18.75%)
- Metastatic malignant melanoma (2 people, 12.50%)
- Hair growth abnormal (2 people, 12.50%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (2 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Strattera (2 people, 12.50%)
- Abilify (2 people, 12.50%)
- Flaxseed oil (2 people, 12.50%)
- Minoxidil (2 people, 12.50%)
- Cogentin (2 people, 12.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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