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Review: could Melatonin cause Constipation?

We study 2,159 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

Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,611 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 509,028 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 2,158 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 89 people (4.12%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.02% of all the 510,068 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in Melatonin reports

Time on Melatonin when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation27.27%27.27%0.00%18.18%27.27%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Melatonin * :

FemaleMale
Constipation72.37%27.63%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Melatonin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%1.32%5.26%13.16%3.95%19.74%14.47%42.11%

Severity of Constipation when taking Melatonin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%36.36%54.55%9.09%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%12.50%87.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (35 people, 39.33%)
  2. Depression (17 people, 19.10%)
  3. Osteoporosis (16 people, 17.98%)
  4. Sleep disorder (13 people, 14.61%)
  5. Anxiety (12 people, 13.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (37 people, 41.57%)
  2. Zometa (35 people, 39.33%)
  3. Lorazepam (34 people, 38.20%)
  4. Ambien (30 people, 33.71%)
  5. Cymbalta (25 people, 28.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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