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 2,228 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 has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 2,693 Melatonin users)
Bad dreams (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 14,339 Bad dreams patients)
On Apr, 11, 2015: 2,228 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 10 people (0.45%) have Bad Dreams.
Time on Melatonin when people have Bad dreams * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bad dreams||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Bad dreams when taking Melatonin * :
|Bad dreams||80.00%||20.00% |
Age of people who have Bad dreams when taking Melatonin * :
|Bad dreams||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||30.00%||20.00%||10.00%||40.00% |
Severity of Bad dreams when taking Melatonin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bad dreams||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Bad dreams ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bad dreams||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (4 people, 40.00%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (3 people, 30.00%)
- Pain (3 people, 30.00%)
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Chantix (4 people, 40.00%)
- Neurontin (3 people, 30.00%)
- Fish oil (3 people, 30.00%)
- Aricept (3 people, 30.00%)
- Xanax (3 people, 30.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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