Melatonin and Headaches - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Headaches 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 May, 06, 2017

10,210 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 635 people (6.22%) have Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Melatonin cause Headaches?

Time on Melatonin when people have Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.43 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Melatonin *:

  • female: 75.08 %
  • male: 24.92 %

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Melatonin *:

  • 0-1: 0.4 %
  • 2-9: 3.21 %
  • 10-19: 9.44 %
  • 20-29: 6.22 %
  • 30-39: 10.04 %
  • 40-49: 15.26 %
  • 50-59: 21.69 %
  • 60+: 33.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (71 people, 11.18%)
  • Sleep Disorder (64 people, 10.08%)
  • Depression (62 people, 9.76%)
  • Pain (55 people, 8.66%)
  • Narcolepsy (42 people, 6.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (77 people, 12.13%)
  • Xanax (63 people, 9.92%)
  • Vitamin D (61 people, 9.61%)
  • Cymbalta (51 people, 8.03%)
  • Zyrtec (49 people, 7.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (193 people, 30.39%)
  • Nausea (186 people, 29.29%)
  • Insomnia (141 people, 22.20%)
  • Dizziness (130 people, 20.47%)
  • Pain (128 people, 20.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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