Melatonin and Bad dreams - from FDA reports


Summary

Bad dreams is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Insomnia. This review analyzes which people have Bad dreams with Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,210 people who have side effects when taking Melatonin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 19, 2017

10,210 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 62 people (0.61%) have Bad Dreams


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Melatonin cause Bad dreams?

Time on Melatonin when people have Bad Dreams *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bad Dreams when taking Melatonin *:

  • female: 76.67 %
  • male: 23.33 %

Age of people who have Bad Dreams when taking Melatonin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4 %
  • 10-19: 4 %
  • 20-29: 4 %
  • 30-39: 14 %
  • 40-49: 10 %
  • 50-59: 16 %
  • 60+: 48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (11 people, 17.74%)
  • Depression (10 people, 16.13%)
  • Sleep Disorder (9 people, 14.52%)
  • Tearfulness (8 people, 12.90%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 12.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (18 people, 29.03%)
  • Cymbalta (9 people, 14.52%)
  • Zopiclone (8 people, 12.90%)
  • Xyrem (8 people, 12.90%)
  • Effexor (8 people, 12.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (19 people, 30.65%)
  • Headache (17 people, 27.42%)
  • Nausea (16 people, 25.81%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (15 people, 24.19%)
  • Fatigue (15 people, 24.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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