Melatonin and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss 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 Tylenol, and have Sleep disorder. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss 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, 26, 2017

10,210 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 142 people (1.39%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Melatonin cause Hair loss?

Time on Melatonin when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Melatonin *:

  • female: 88.32 %
  • male: 11.68 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Melatonin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.86 %
  • 20-29: 3.92 %
  • 30-39: 4.9 %
  • 40-49: 10.78 %
  • 50-59: 29.41 %
  • 60+: 44.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sleep Disorder (25 people, 17.61%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (19 people, 13.38%)
  • Pain (15 people, 10.56%)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 9.86%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (10 people, 7.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (22 people, 15.49%)
  • Xanax (18 people, 12.68%)
  • Effexor (16 people, 11.27%)
  • Magnesium (15 people, 10.56%)
  • Ambien (15 people, 10.56%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (33 people, 23.24%)
  • Insomnia (30 people, 21.13%)
  • Fatigue (30 people, 21.13%)
  • Headache (27 people, 19.01%)
  • Joint Pain (26 people, 18.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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