Review: could Melatonin cause Diarrhea?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 2,144 people who take Melatonin. Among them, 83 have Diarrhea. See who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more. This review is 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.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,079,011 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, acupuncture and pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 1,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 79 people (4.28%) have Diarrhea.
Time on Melatonin when people have Diarrhea * :
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Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Melatonin * :
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Severity of Diarrhea when taking Melatonin ** :
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How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (12 people, 15.19%)
- Pain (9 people, 11.39%)
- Sleep disorder (7 people, 8.86%)
- Convulsion (7 people, 8.86%)
- Hypertension (6 people, 7.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levaquin (16 people, 20.25%)
- Zometa (15 people, 18.99%)
- Peridex (14 people, 17.72%)
- Vitamin d (14 people, 17.72%)
- Vitamin b-12 (13 people, 16.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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