Could Melatonin cause Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

Itching is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Sleep disorder . We study 8,720 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA. Among them, 205 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 9,295 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,264 Itching patients).

On Nov, 16, 2016

8,720 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 205 people (2.35%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Melatonin cause Itching?

Time on Melatonin when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.22 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Melatonin *:

  • female: 76.47 %
  • male: 23.53 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Melatonin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.19 %
  • 10-19: 7.14 %
  • 20-29: 2.98 %
  • 30-39: 10.12 %
  • 40-49: 17.86 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 35.71 %

Severity of Itching **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 37.5 %
  • most severe: 12.5 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (29 people, 14.15%)
  • Magnesium (25 people, 12.20%)
  • Vitamin B12 (22 people, 10.73%)
  • Fish Oil (19 people, 9.27%)
  • Calcium (16 people, 7.80%)

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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