Review: could Melatonin cause Headaches (Headache)?
Summary: Headaches 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 Ambien, and have Preventive health care.
We study 2,225 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 149 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches 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)
Headaches (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 168,880 Headaches patients)
On Feb, 11, 2015: 2,216 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 148 people (6.68%) have Headaches.
Time on Melatonin when people have Headaches * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Melatonin * :
Age of people who have Headaches when taking Melatonin * :
Severity of Headaches when taking Melatonin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headaches ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prophylaxis (23 people, 15.54%)
- Insomnia (18 people, 12.16%)
- Pain (17 people, 11.49%)
- Depression (14 people, 9.46%)
- Gynaecomastia (12 people, 8.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (43 people, 29.05%)
- Zometa (31 people, 20.95%)
- Lorazepam (23 people, 15.54%)
- Celebrex (22 people, 14.86%)
- Vitamin d (22 people, 14.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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