Review: could Melatonin cause Constipation?
We study 2,173 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 87 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,624 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.
Constipation (latest reports from 509,282 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 2,170 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 89 people (4.10%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.02% of all the 510,371 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
Time on Melatonin when people have Constipation * :
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Severity of Constipation when taking Melatonin ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (35 people, 39.33%)
- Depression (17 people, 19.10%)
- Osteoporosis (16 people, 17.98%)
- Sleep disorder (13 people, 14.61%)
- Anxiety (12 people, 13.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (37 people, 41.57%)
- Zometa (35 people, 39.33%)
- Lorazepam (34 people, 38.20%)
- Ambien (30 people, 33.71%)
- Cymbalta (25 people, 28.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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