Review: could Melatonin cause Night Sweats?


Night sweats is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Benadryl, and have Depression . We study 4,124 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Night sweats. Find out below who they are, when they have Night sweats and more.

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Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 4,179 users)

Night Sweats

Night sweats (sweating in night) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, weakness, insomnia, joint pain, malaise (latest reports from 11,492 Night sweats patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

4,124 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 24 people (0.58%) have Night Sweats

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Melatonin cause Night sweats?

Time on Melatonin when people have Night Sweats *:

  • < 1 month: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
  • 10+ years: 9.09 %

Gender of people who have Night Sweats when taking Melatonin *:

  • female: 70.83 %
  • male: 29.17 %

Age of people who have Night Sweats when taking Melatonin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.35 %
  • 10-19: 4.35 %
  • 20-29: 17.39 %
  • 30-39: 8.7 %
  • 40-49: 21.74 %
  • 50-59: 34.78 %
  • 60+: 8.7 %

Severity if Night Sweats when taking Melatonin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 63.64 %
  • severe: 27.27 %
  • most severe: 9.09 %

How people recovered from Night Sweats **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sleep Disorder (4 people)
  • Insomnia (4 people)
  • Depression (4 people)
  • Opiate Withdrawal (3 people)
  • Breast Cancer (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Benadryl (6 people)
  • Vitamin E (4 people)
  • Fish Oil (4 people)
  • Suboxone (3 people)
  • Prozac (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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