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Review: could Melatonin cause Diarrhea?

We study 2,159 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 83 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Melatonin

Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,611 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,108,204 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 2,158 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 83 people (3.85%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,088,093 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.

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
Diarrhea9.09%36.36%9.09%9.09%18.18%0.00%18.18%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Melatonin * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea53.57%46.43%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Melatonin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%1.28%3.85%7.69%6.41%32.05%16.67%32.05%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Melatonin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea10.00%40.00%30.00%20.00%

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 (12 people, 14.46%)
  2. Pain (9 people, 10.84%)
  3. Sleep disorder (7 people, 8.43%)
  4. Convulsion (7 people, 8.43%)
  5. Hypertension (6 people, 7.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levaquin (16 people, 19.28%)
  2. Vitamin d (15 people, 18.07%)
  3. Zometa (15 people, 18.07%)
  4. Peridex (14 people, 16.87%)
  5. Dexamethasone (13 people, 15.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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