Review: could Melatonin cause Irregular heartbeat?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 2,144 people who take Melatonin. Among them, 22 have Irregular heartbeat. See who they are, when they have Irregular heartbeat and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,545 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia, sleep disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Melatonin include fatigue, pain, pain exacerbated, fatigue aggravated, nausea aggravated.
Irregular heartbeat (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 304,812 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 1,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 20 people (1.08%) have Irregular Heartbeat.
Time on Melatonin when people have Irregular heartbeat * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Irregular heartbeat||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Melatonin * :
|Irregular heartbeat||85.00%||15.00% |
Age of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Melatonin * :
|Irregular heartbeat||0.00%||5.26%||15.79%||5.26%||26.32%||5.26%||26.32%||15.79% |
Severity of Irregular heartbeat when taking Melatonin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Irregular heartbeat||33.33%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Irregular heartbeat ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Irregular heartbeat||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (4 people, 20.00%)
- Depression (3 people, 15.00%)
- Multiple sclerosis (3 people, 15.00%)
- Asthma (3 people, 15.00%)
- Strongyloidiasis (2 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (5 people, 25.00%)
- Lisinopril (4 people, 20.00%)
- Doxycycline (4 people, 20.00%)
- Lipitor (3 people, 15.00%)
- Singulair (3 people, 15.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Have started experiencing some fatigue, shortness of breath climbing stairs. Exercise daily weights, etc. Hear flutter palpitations,and at hospital yesterday. Blood tests okay 30 sec EKG showed nothing but fluttering did not occur while testing. Hooked to heart monitor for couple hours.each flutter accompanied by skips drop outs on heart monitor. Doctors refused to state any causal relation.
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I have taken two of these tablets, on two consecutive nights to help me sleep - which they did. However, exhausted all day and very many irregular heart beats which were uncomfortable in the extreme.
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