Could Melatonin cause Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

Itching is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Vitamin D, and have High blood pressure . We study 8,226 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA. Among them, 204 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 9,309 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,326 Itching patients).

On Jan, 20, 2017

8,226 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 204 people (2.48%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Melatonin cause Itching?

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Melatonin *:

  • female: 75.37 %
  • male: 24.63 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Melatonin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.2 %
  • 10-19: 6.02 %
  • 20-29: 3.01 %
  • 30-39: 8.43 %
  • 40-49: 18.67 %
  • 50-59: 25.3 %
  • 60+: 37.35 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sleep Disorder (21 people, 10.29%)
  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 10.29%)
  • Insomnia (19 people, 9.31%)
  • Pain (17 people, 8.33%)
  • Depression (16 people, 7.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (29 people, 14.22%)
  • Magnesium (24 people, 11.76%)
  • Vitamin B12 (23 people, 11.27%)
  • Fish Oil (18 people, 8.82%)
  • Calcium (16 people, 7.84%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (68 people, 33.33%)
  • Fatigue (40 people, 19.61%)
  • Nausea (32 people, 15.69%)
  • Diarrhea (32 people, 15.69%)
  • Pain (31 people, 15.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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