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Review: could Melatonin cause Irregular heartbeat?

Summary: Irregular heartbeat could be caused by Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Neurontin, and have Pain.

We study 2,131 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Irregular heartbeat. Find out below who they are, when they have Irregular heartbeat and more.

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Melatonin

Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,573 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.

Irregular heartbeat

Irregular heartbeat (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 310,916 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 2,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 22 people (1.02%) have Irregular Heartbeat. They amount to 0.01% of all the 310,603 people who have Irregular Heartbeat on eHealthMe.

Trend of Irregular heartbeat in Melatonin reports

Time on Melatonin when people have Irregular heartbeat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Irregular heartbeat0.00%66.67%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Melatonin * :

FemaleMale
Irregular heartbeat77.27%22.73%

Age of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Melatonin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Irregular heartbeat0.00%4.76%14.29%4.76%23.81%4.76%23.81%23.81%

Severity of Irregular heartbeat when taking Melatonin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Irregular heartbeat33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Irregular heartbeat ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Irregular heartbeat0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (4 people, 18.18%)
  2. Depression (3 people, 13.64%)
  3. Asthma (3 people, 13.64%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (3 people, 13.64%)
  5. Nematodiasis (2 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (5 people, 22.73%)
  2. Lisinopril (4 people, 18.18%)
  3. Vitamin d (4 people, 18.18%)
  4. Doxycycline (4 people, 18.18%)
  5. Acetaminophen (3 people, 13.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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