Review: could Melatonin cause Cushing's syndrome?
This is a review of Cushing's syndrome by studying 2,144 people who take Melatonin. We analyze: the time on Melatonin when people have Cushing's syndrome, gender and age of these people, the severity of Cushing's syndrome, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Melatonin. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,545 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia, sleep disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Melatonin include fatigue, pain, pain exacerbated, fatigue aggravated, nausea aggravated.
Cushing's syndrome (obesity, a rounded face, increased fat) (latest reports from 5,574 patients) has been reported by people with hiv infection, asthma, psoriasis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 2,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 2 people (0.09%) have Cushing's Syndrome. They amount to 0.04% of all the 5,546 people who have Cushing's Syndrome.
Time on Melatonin when people have Cushing's syndrome * :
Gender of people who have Cushing's syndrome when taking Melatonin * :
|Cushing's syndrome||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Cushing's syndrome when taking Melatonin * :
|Cushing's syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Severity of Cushing's syndrome when taking Melatonin ** :
How people recovered from Cushing's syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Graft versus host disease (2 people, 100.00%)
- Immunosuppression (2 people, 100.00%)
- Fungal infection (2 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Budesonide (2 people, 100.00%)
- Prednisone tab (2 people, 100.00%)
- Azoles (2 people, 100.00%)
- Alemtuzumab (2 people, 100.00%)
- Tacrolimus (2 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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