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Review: could Melatonin cause Bad dreams (Nightmares)?

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 - 6 months, also take medication Chantix, and have Depression. We study 2,234 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Bad dreams. Find out below who they are, when they have Bad dreams and more.

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Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 2,696 Melatonin users)

Bad dreams

Bad dreams (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 14,356 Bad dreams patients)

On May, 15, 2015: 2,234 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 10 people (0.45%) have Bad Dreams.

Trend of Bad dreams in Melatonin reports

Time on Melatonin when people have Bad dreams * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bad dreams0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Bad dreams80.00%20.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bad dreams0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%30.00%20.00%10.00%40.00%

Severity of Bad dreams when taking Melatonin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bad dreams0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Bad dreams ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bad dreams0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (4 people, 40.00%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (3 people, 30.00%)
  3. Pain (3 people, 30.00%)
  4. Post-traumatic stress disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Anxiety (2 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Chantix (4 people, 40.00%)
  2. Neurontin (3 people, 30.00%)
  3. Fish oil (3 people, 30.00%)
  4. Aricept (3 people, 30.00%)
  5. Xanax (3 people, 30.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • no i am not genetically predisposed for these conditions and all blood tests done with embolism causes have come back negative. majority of effects began with taking Remeron and Prazosin combo. was not diagnosed at all for high blood pressure for Prazosin Rx, actually had normal bp. after getting off Prazosin because of complete disorientation and blackouts, continued on Remeron and continued to get worse and worse depression with thoughts escalating to suicide. doctors have been very difficult in regards to this matter because they have so many clients on this junk and they do not want to lose their kickbacks and holidays from the drug companies but all i hear at the hospitals from other patients is how shitty and how many physical health issues occur while on Remeron/mirtazapine. there needs to be more medical awareness in regards to these products and the research needs to go far beyond "newest is best" mentality. my life is ruined because the prescribing doctor did not even want to monitor as directed for over a year and a half and did not want to heed medically apparent warning signs because it is not spelled out clearly enough that they have to be responsible for their patients conditions. now i run into an issue where my work compensation claim is being denied in regards to the physical side effects despite the recent reports from eHealthMe and FDA because the insurance company claims that there is not enough evidence and no definitive direction from the drug companies. only positive, am now slowly begining to lose weight since extremely hard battle while on remeron/mitazapine including near starving self to stop gaining weight. does anyone have any idea as to how to deal with this with a shortened life span and lifetime Rx for warfarin now demanded on top of possible surgeries and multiple procedures? is there anymore reports or doctors that understand what is going on as i am recieving pressure to continue on again with more antidepresents? what are the official list of "blood dissorders" referred to in the data and medical references about remeron/mirtazapine? is sleep deprivation and nightmares even an authorized/indicated use for Prazosin and if not why are psychiatrists and docs really pushing it for such a use? i am upset but any help with info would be great as i need to know how to deal with my current conditions and i believe the only way to do that is to reach a complete understanding about what went on before i am talked into drugging up a again with medical staff that does not want to acknowledge or educate about side effects and greater potential harm?

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