Review: could Melatonin cause Atrial fibrillation?
We study 2,159 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.
Stay connected: get help anytime and anywhere for people who take Melatonin and have Atrial fibrillation >>>
Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,611 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 385,764 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 2,158 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 18 people (0.83%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.00% of all the 389,252 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.
Time on Melatonin when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation||33.33%||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Melatonin * :
|Atrial fibrillation||38.89%||61.11% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Melatonin * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||13.33%||20.00%||66.67% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Melatonin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Atrial fibrillation||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (7 people, 38.89%)
- Sleep disorder (3 people, 16.67%)
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (2 people, 11.11%)
- Amnesia (2 people, 11.11%)
- Fabry's disease (2 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (7 people, 38.89%)
- Multaq (4 people, 22.22%)
- Magnesium oxide (4 people, 22.22%)
- Lasix (4 people, 22.22%)
- Marinol (3 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Restlessness is very intense nonstop pjpphysical movement that can go all night and ever during day, until finally a switch goes off able to settle down and sleep.
From this study (1 month ago):
Effects of 4 mg Risperdal with 6 mg Melatonin in 12 year old female with OCD and mood disorder
From this study (1 month ago):
on , riveroxaban, metroprolol, lipitor, have atril fib and worried drug may harm
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
More questions for: Melatonin, Atrial fibrillation
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Melatonin and diarrhea
I have had difficulty sleeping most of my life. Difficulty going to sleep and waking up multiple times during the night were a usual pattern for me. Testing for sleep apnea did not show a positive result. A friend said to try Melatonin that for him it worked fine. I tried it and the diarrhea st ...
- Hydrocodone and a-fib
After having two strokes and was given pain and burning on my right side but still had full use of limbs and speech, memory etc. That was in 2003 and I still have the pain and burning in my larger muscle groups every day, every hour of the day. I have tried the many different pain management progr ...
- Melatonin and skin dryness
I've been having hard time to sleep, so I started taking Melatonin.
It is OTC sleep aid with melatonin and herbal treatment (lemon balm and camomile).
about three days after started taking the drug, my back of hands started showing red rashes, then neck and around lips.
a week after taking medica ...
More reviews for: Melatonin, Atrial fibrillation
On eHealthMe, Melatonin (melatonin) is often used for insomnia. Find out below the conditions Melatonin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Melatonin used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.