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 has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 2,685 Melatonin users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, depression, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 139,351 Diarrhea patients)
On Mar, 12, 2015: 2,225 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 87 people (3.91%) have Diarrhea.
Time on Melatonin when people have Diarrhea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Melatonin * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Melatonin * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Melatonin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (14 people, 16.09%)
- Pain (10 people, 11.49%)
- Sleep disorder (7 people, 8.05%)
- Convulsion (7 people, 8.05%)
- Depression (6 people, 6.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levaquin (16 people, 18.39%)
- Vitamin d (15 people, 17.24%)
- Zometa (15 people, 17.24%)
- Peridex (14 people, 16.09%)
- 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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- A study of side effects of Cyclogyl for a 52-year old woman with Eye Redness. The patient has Diarrhoea
- A study of drug interactions between Ditropan, Macrodantin for a 62-year old woman with Paraplegia, Urinary Tract Infection. The patient has Diarrhoea, Abdominal Cramps
- A study of side effects of Lantus for a 75-year old woman with Diabetes Mellitus. The patient has Diarrhea, Diarrhea Associated With Medications, Novolog
Recent Melatonin related drug comparison:
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