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Review: could Melatonin cause Joint inflammation (Arthritis)?

Summary: Joint inflammation is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 2,216 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Joint inflammation. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint inflammation and more.

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Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 2,676 Melatonin users)

Joint inflammation

Joint inflammation (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, arthritis. (latest reports from 55,455 Joint inflammation patients)

On Jan, 13, 2015: 2,205 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 16 people (0.73%) have Joint Inflammation.

Trend of Joint inflammation in Melatonin reports

Time on Melatonin when people have Joint inflammation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Joint inflammation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%75.00%0.00%25.00%

Gender of people who have Joint inflammation when taking Melatonin * :

FemaleMale
Joint inflammation86.67%13.33%

Age of people who have Joint inflammation when taking Melatonin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Joint inflammation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%23.08%15.38%53.85%

Severity of Joint inflammation when taking Melatonin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Joint inflammation0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Joint inflammation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Joint inflammation0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (5 people, 31.25%)
  2. Pain (4 people, 25.00%)
  3. Hypersensitivity (4 people, 25.00%)
  4. Sleep aid (3 people, 18.75%)
  5. Metabolism (3 people, 18.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (7 people, 43.75%)
  2. Benadryl (4 people, 25.00%)
  3. Fosamax (3 people, 18.75%)
  4. Lortab (3 people, 18.75%)
  5. Ascorbic acid (3 people, 18.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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