Review: could Melatonin cause Night sweats?
We study 2,175 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Night sweats. Find out below who they are, when they have Night sweats and more.
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Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,634 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.
Night sweats (sweating in night) (latest reports from 77,698 patients) has been reported by people with depression, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, osteoporosis.
On Sep, 10, 2014: 2,175 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 12 people (0.55%) have Night Sweats.
Time on Melatonin when people have Night sweats * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Night sweats||16.67%||16.67%||33.33%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00%||16.67% |
Gender of people who have Night sweats when taking Melatonin * :
|Night sweats||58.33%||41.67% |
Age of people who have Night sweats when taking Melatonin * :
|Night sweats||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||30.00%||40.00%||10.00% |
Severity of Night sweats when taking Melatonin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Night sweats||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Night sweats ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Night sweats||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Migraine (2 people, 16.67%)
- Thyroid cancer (2 people, 16.67%)
- Sleep disorder (1 people, 8.33%)
- Allergy (1 people, 8.33%)
- Therapeutic response decreased (1 people, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin d (3 people, 25.00%)
- Ondansetron (2 people, 16.67%)
- Cleocin hydrochloride (2 people, 16.67%)
- Vitamin b6 (2 people, 16.67%)
- Vandetanib (2 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 year ago):
When I started tapering on to Riboflavin at 100 mg increase per week until @ 400 mg/day was having a lot of trouble with night sweats, and very numerous, vivid, strange dreams every night. After discussions with my pharmacist it was deduced that the Riboflavin was being taken 4 times a day resulting in direct proximity to Cymbalta at bedtime causing the Cymbalta side effects to manifest. Changed Riboflavin to all 400 mg in the morning, which fixed the problem immediately. Have now started taking 10 mg Melatonin at bedtime per Neurologist specializing in Chronic Migraines and now the night sweats and dreaming issues are back! Obviously, I cannot change the timing of the Melatonin but what would the result be of changing what time I take the Cymbalta (120 mg)?
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