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Review: could Melatonin cause Hypoglycemia?

We study 2,173 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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Melatonin

Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,624 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.

Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar cause seizures) (latest reports from 157,299 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, type 1 diabetes mellitus.

On Aug, 19, 2014: 2,170 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 157,965 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. Depression (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. Gleevec (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Lisinopril (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Zinc sulfate (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Metoprolol tartrate (1 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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