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Review: could Melatonin cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Levaquin, and have Insomnia.

We study 2,225 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 87 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 2,685 Melatonin users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 139,328 Diarrhea patients)

On Feb, 10, 2015: 2,216 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 87 people (3.93%) have Diarrhea.

Trend of Diarrhea in Melatonin reports

Time on Melatonin when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea6.67%40.00%13.33%6.67%20.00%0.00%13.33%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Melatonin * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea53.41%46.59%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Melatonin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%1.22%3.66%9.76%7.32%30.49%15.85%31.71%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Melatonin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea7.14%35.71%42.86%14.29%

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Insomnia (14 people, 16.09%)
  2. Pain (10 people, 11.49%)
  3. Sleep disorder (7 people, 8.05%)
  4. Convulsion (7 people, 8.05%)
  5. Depression (6 people, 6.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levaquin (16 people, 18.39%)
  2. Vitamin d (15 people, 17.24%)
  3. Zometa (15 people, 17.24%)
  4. Peridex (14 people, 16.09%)
  5. Vitamin b-12 (13 people, 14.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I have diarrhea and would like to know if imodium interferes with coumadin which I take every day.? Thank you

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