Review: could Melatonin cause Cushing's Syndrome?


Cushing's syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Melatonin. We study 4,125 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Cushing's syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Cushing's syndrome and more.

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Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 4,547 users)

Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing's syndrome (obesity, a rounded face, increased fat) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, alanine aminotransferase increased, hypotension, pain, aspartate aminotransferase increased (latest reports from 1,744 Cushing's syndrome patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

4,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 2 people (0.05%) have Cushing's Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Melatonin cause Cushing's syndrome?

Gender of people who have Cushing's Syndrome when taking Melatonin *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Cushing's Syndrome when taking Melatonin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 50 %
  • 60+: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Immunosuppression (2 people)
  • Graft Versus Host Disease (2 people)
  • Fungal Infection (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tacrolimus (2 people)
  • Prednisone Tab (2 people)
  • Fl (2 people)
  • Budesonide (2 people)
  • Azoles (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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