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Review: could Melatonin cause Hypoglycemia?

Summary: Hypoglycemia could be caused by Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Aspirin, and have Type 1 diabetes mellitus.

We study 2,128 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Hypoglycemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypoglycemia and more.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 2,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 6 people (0.28%) have Hypoglycemia. They amount to 0.00% of all the 157,802 people who have Hypoglycemia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hypoglycemia in Melatonin reports

Time on Melatonin when people have Hypoglycemia * :

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Gender of people who have Hypoglycemia when taking Melatonin * :

FemaleMale
Hypoglycemia66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Hypoglycemia when taking Melatonin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypoglycemia0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%0.00%0.00%33.33%50.00%

Severity of Hypoglycemia when taking Melatonin ** :

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How people recovered from Hypoglycemia ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 1 diabetes mellitus (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Stress urinary incontinence (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Contraception (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Sleep disorder (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (3 people, 50.00%)
  2. Metoprolol tartrate (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Mirtazapine (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Lasix (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Lisinopril (1 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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