Melatonin and Constipation - from FDA reports
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 Sleep disorder. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,210 people who have side effects when taking Melatonin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 05, 2017
10,210 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 336 people (3.29%) have Constipation
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 68.06 %
- male: 31.94 %
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Melatonin *:
- 0-1: 0.4 %
- 2-9: 4.0 %
- 10-19: 8.8 %
- 20-29: 7.2 %
- 30-39: 5.2 %
- 40-49: 11.6 %
- 50-59: 21.2 %
- 60+: 41.6 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Sleep Disorder (62 people, 18.45%)
- Pain (60 people, 17.86%)
- Depression (38 people, 11.31%)
- Osteoporosis (28 people, 8.33%)
- Insomnia (28 people, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Nexium (64 people, 19.05%)
- Ambien (52 people, 15.48%)
- Zometa (49 people, 14.58%)
- Cymbalta (39 people, 11.61%)
- Miralax (38 people, 11.31%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (102 people, 30.36%)
- Pain (91 people, 27.08%)
- Diarrhea (71 people, 21.13%)
- Headache (70 people, 20.83%)
- Nausea (68 people, 20.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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