Review: could Melatonin cause Headaches?
We study 2,159 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 146 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.
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Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,611 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.
Headaches (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,199,271 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 2,158 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 145 people (6.72%) have Headaches. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,192,470 people who have Headaches on eHealthMe.
Time on Melatonin when people have Headaches * :
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Severity of Headaches when taking Melatonin ** :
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How people recovered from Headaches ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prophylaxis (23 people, 15.86%)
- Pain (17 people, 11.72%)
- Insomnia (16 people, 11.03%)
- Depression (14 people, 9.66%)
- Hypogonadism (12 people, 8.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (42 people, 28.97%)
- Zometa (31 people, 21.38%)
- Aredia (22 people, 15.17%)
- Celebrex (22 people, 15.17%)
- Lorazepam (22 people, 15.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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