Melatonin and Cushing's syndrome - from FDA reports


Cushing's syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Melatonin. We study 11,039 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA. Among them, 3 have Cushing's syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Cushing's syndrome and more.

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On Oct, 16, 2017

11,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 3 people (0.03%) have Cushing's syndrome

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Could Melatonin cause Cushing's syndrome?

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

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

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: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Immunodeficiency Disorders (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Graft Versus Host Disease (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Fungal Infection (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Dexamethasone Suppression Test (1 person, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tacrolimus (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Budesonide (2 people, 66.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Blood Cortisol Increased (1 person, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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