Melatonin and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Nexium, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,039 people who have side effects when taking Melatonin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

11,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 362 people (3.28%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Melatonin cause Constipation?

Time on Melatonin when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 50 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Melatonin *:

  • female: 67.16 %
  • male: 32.84 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Melatonin *:

  • 0-1: 0.38 %
  • 2-9: 4.14 %
  • 10-19: 8.27 %
  • 20-29: 6.77 %
  • 30-39: 4.89 %
  • 40-49: 11.28 %
  • 50-59: 21.05 %
  • 60+: 43.23 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (61 people, 16.85%)
  • Depression (40 people, 11.05%)
  • Osteoporosis (29 people, 8.01%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (24 people, 6.63%)
  • High Blood Pressure (23 people, 6.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (64 people, 17.68%)
  • Ambien (53 people, 14.64%)
  • Zometa (50 people, 13.81%)
  • Miralax (42 people, 11.60%)
  • Tylenol (41 people, 11.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (108 people, 29.83%)
  • Pain (94 people, 25.97%)
  • Diarrhea (76 people, 20.99%)
  • Headache (74 people, 20.44%)
  • Nausea (73 people, 20.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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