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Review: could Melatonin cause Anxiety (Stress and anxiety)?





Summary: Anxiety is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 2,199 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 148 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Melatonin

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

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.(latest reports from Anxiety 197,075 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 2,199 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 148 people (6.73%) have Anxiety.

Trend of Anxiety in Melatonin reports

Time on Melatonin when people have Anxiety * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anxiety20.00%30.00%10.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%20.00%

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Melatonin * :

FemaleMale
Anxiety64.79%35.21%

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Melatonin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anxiety0.00%0.73%5.11%2.92%3.65%24.09%27.01%36.50%

Severity of Anxiety when taking Melatonin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety0.00%54.55%27.27%18.18%

How people recovered from Anxiety ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anxiety0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (34 people, 22.97%)
  2. Anxiety (33 people, 22.30%)
  3. Depression (26 people, 17.57%)
  4. Sleep disorder (18 people, 12.16%)
  5. Prophylaxis (14 people, 9.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (72 people, 48.65%)
  2. Tamoxifen citrate (43 people, 29.05%)
  3. Zithromax (37 people, 25.00%)
  4. Celebrex (36 people, 24.32%)
  5. Chemotherapeutics nos (35 people, 23.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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