Review: could Melatonin cause Headaches?
Summary: Headaches could be caused by Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Ambien, and have Prophylaxis.
We study 2,128 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 145 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.
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Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,573 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.
Headaches (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,202,963 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 2,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 144 people (6.67%) have Headaches. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,201,309 people who have Headaches on eHealthMe.
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, 15.97%)
- Pain (17 people, 11.81%)
- Insomnia (16 people, 11.11%)
- Depression (14 people, 9.72%)
- Gynaecomastia (12 people, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (42 people, 29.17%)
- Zometa (31 people, 21.53%)
- Lorazepam (22 people, 15.28%)
- Aredia (22 people, 15.28%)
- Celebrex (22 people, 15.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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