Review: could Melatonin cause Hypoglycemia?


Hypoglycemia is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Humalog, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 8,715 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Hypoglycemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypoglycemia and more.

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Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 9,275 users)


Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, type 1 diabetes (latest reports from 30,506 Hypoglycemia patients).

On Oct, 23, 2016

8,715 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 19 people (0.22%) have Hypoglycemia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Melatonin cause Hypoglycemia?

Gender of people who have Hypoglycemia when taking Melatonin *:

  • female: 57.89 %
  • male: 42.11 %

Age of people who have Hypoglycemia when taking Melatonin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 5.26 %
  • 10-19: 10.53 %
  • 20-29: 5.26 %
  • 30-39: 5.26 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 10.53 %
  • 60+: 63.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Depression (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (1 person, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levothyroxine (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Lasix (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Humalog (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Imdur (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Aspirin (3 people, 15.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Hypophagia (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Haemoglobin Decreased (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Diarrhoea (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Dehydration (2 people, 10.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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