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 2,685 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 30,206 Acne vulgaris patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 2,225 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Melatonin, Premarin for a 3-year old girl with Sleeplessness, Adhesion. The patient has Head Discomfort
- A study of drug interactions between Melatonin, Valerian, Effexor Xr, Ativan, Thorazine for a 42-year old woman with Chronic Insomnia, Insomnia, Depression Suicidal, Anxiety. The patient has Weakness, Fatigue, Lower Blood Pressure, Dry Eyes
- A study of side effects of Lyrica for a 33-year old woman with Neuropathy - Femoral Nerve. The patient has Cystic Acne (skin sac with seborrhoea (scaly red skin))
- A study of side effects of Paracetamol for a 25-year old woman with Headache. The patient has Stomach Pain, Burping (noisily release air from the stomach through the mouth), Acne (skin problems that cause pimples), Headache (pain in head)
- A study of drug interactions between Melatonin, Levothyroxine Sodium, Metoprolol Tartrate And Hydrochlorothiazide, Celexa for a 61-year old woman with Sleep Aid, Thyroid Disorder, High Arch, Depression. The patient has Droopy Eye
Recent Melatonin related drug comparison:
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