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Review: could Melatonin cause Aggression?





Summary: Aggression is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Differin, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

We study 2,199 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 32 have Aggression. Find out below who they are, when they have Aggression and more.

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Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (view latest outcomes from 2,658 users)

Aggression

Aggression has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety, pain.(latest reports from Aggression 28,616 patients)

On Nov, 24, 2014: 2,189 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 32 people (1.46%) have Aggression.

Trend of Aggression in Melatonin reports

Time on Melatonin when people have Aggression * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Aggression8.33%58.33%25.00%0.00%0.00%8.33%0.00%

Gender of people who have Aggression when taking Melatonin * :

FemaleMale
Aggression25.00%75.00%

Age of people who have Aggression when taking Melatonin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Aggression0.00%13.33%63.33%0.00%3.33%3.33%0.00%16.67%

Severity of Aggression when taking Melatonin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Aggression0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Aggression ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Aggression50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (8 people, 25.00%)
  2. Insomnia (7 people, 21.88%)
  3. Migraine (5 people, 15.62%)
  4. Headache (5 people, 15.62%)
  5. Schizophrenia (3 people, 9.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Differin (5 people, 15.62%)
  2. Zithromax (5 people, 15.62%)
  3. Tannic acid (5 people, 15.62%)
  4. Effexor xr (5 people, 15.62%)
  5. Sansert (5 people, 15.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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