Review: could Melatonin cause Acne vulgaris?
We study 2,173 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Acne vulgaris. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne vulgaris and more.
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Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,627 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.
Acne vulgaris (acne- skin disease) (latest reports from 63,901 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease.
On Aug, 16, 2014: 2,170 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 14 people (0.65%) have Acne Vulgaris. They amount to 0.02% of all the 63,344 people who have Acne Vulgaris on eHealthMe.
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||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Acne vulgaris when taking Melatonin * :
|Acne vulgaris||42.86%||57.14% |
Age of people who have Acne vulgaris when taking Melatonin * :
|Acne vulgaris||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||28.57%||14.29%||7.14%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Acne vulgaris when taking Melatonin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Acne vulgaris||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
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 (4 people, 28.57%)
- Sleep disorder (3 people, 21.43%)
- Metastatic malignant melanoma (2 people, 14.29%)
- Hair growth abnormal (2 people, 14.29%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (2 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Strattera (2 people, 14.29%)
- Abilify (2 people, 14.29%)
- Flaxseed oil (2 people, 14.29%)
- Minoxidil (2 people, 14.29%)
- Cogentin (2 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Acne isn't severe in that it is vast, but what I do get is large spots that resemble whiteheads, but deep beneath the surface. They stick around for months without ever changing or coming to a head. Sometimes they itch.
My idea of severe weight gain: 25lbs in 6 weeks.
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