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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, also take medication Chantix, and have Quit smoking.

We study 2,205 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 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 2,673 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 14,308 Bad dreams patients)

On Jan, 5, 2015: 2,205 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 9 people (0.41%) have Bad Dreams.

Trend of Bad dreams in Melatonin reports

Time on Melatonin when people have Bad dreams * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Bad dreams88.89%11.11%

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%22.22%22.22%11.11%44.44%

Severity of Bad dreams when taking Melatonin ** :

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

How people recovered from Bad dreams ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (3 people, 33.33%)
  2. Pain (3 people, 33.33%)
  3. Depression (3 people, 33.33%)
  4. Anxiety (2 people, 22.22%)
  5. Post-traumatic stress disorder (2 people, 22.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Chantix (4 people, 44.44%)
  2. Cymbalta (3 people, 33.33%)
  3. Aricept (3 people, 33.33%)
  4. Aspirin (3 people, 33.33%)
  5. Neurontin (3 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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