Could Melatonin cause Headaches - from FDA reports
Headaches 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 Ambien, and have Insomnia . We study 8,226 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA. Among them, 537 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 Melatonin 9,304 users)
Headaches has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,051 Headaches patients).
On Dec, 24, 2016
8,226 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 537 people (6.53%) have Headaches
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Melatonin when people have Headaches *:
- < 1 month: 50.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Melatonin *:
- female: 74.37 %
- male: 25.63 %
Age of people who have Headaches when taking Melatonin *:
- 0-1: 0.47 %
- 2-9: 3.72 %
- 10-19: 10.0 %
- 20-29: 5.35 %
- 30-39: 10.23 %
- 40-49: 16.28 %
- 50-59: 20.7 %
- 60+: 33.26 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Insomnia (61 people, 11.36%)
- Sleep Disorder (59 people, 10.99%)
- Depression (54 people, 10.06%)
- Pain (48 people, 8.94%)
- Preventive Health Care (34 people, 6.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ambien (70 people, 13.04%)
- Xanax (52 people, 9.68%)
- Vitamin D (50 people, 9.31%)
- Cymbalta (43 people, 8.01%)
- Nexium (42 people, 7.82%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (168 people, 31.28%)
- Fatigue (168 people, 31.28%)
- Insomnia (120 people, 22.35%)
- Pain (119 people, 22.16%)
- Dizziness (117 people, 21.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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