Melatonin and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Summary

Diarrhea is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Sleep disorder. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,210 people who have side effects when taking Melatonin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 23, 2017

10,210 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 576 people (5.64%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Melatonin cause Diarrhea?

Time on Melatonin when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Melatonin *:

  • female: 66.43 %
  • male: 33.57 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Melatonin *:

  • 0-1: 0.43 %
  • 2-9: 4.11 %
  • 10-19: 4.11 %
  • 20-29: 4.98 %
  • 30-39: 6.49 %
  • 40-49: 13.64 %
  • 50-59: 20.78 %
  • 60+: 45.45 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sleep Disorder (54 people, 9.38%)
  • Insomnia (52 people, 9.03%)
  • High Blood Pressure (45 people, 7.81%)
  • Depression (45 people, 7.81%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (40 people, 6.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (77 people, 13.37%)
  • Fish Oil (59 people, 10.24%)
  • Vitamin B12 (54 people, 9.38%)
  • Vitamin C (45 people, 7.81%)
  • Synthroid (45 people, 7.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (173 people, 30.03%)
  • Fatigue (147 people, 25.52%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (115 people, 19.97%)
  • Headache (89 people, 15.45%)
  • Pain (82 people, 14.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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