Review: could Melatonin cause Night sweats?
Summary: Night sweats is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Vitamin d, and have Migraine.
We study 2,216 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 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 2,676 Melatonin users)
Night sweats (sweating in night) has been reported by people with depression, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 10,632 Night sweats patients)
On Jan, 12, 2015: 2,205 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 14 people (0.63%) 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||12.50%||25.00%||25.00%||12.50%||12.50%||0.00%||12.50% |
Gender of people who have Night sweats when taking Melatonin * :
|Night sweats||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Night sweats when taking Melatonin * :
|Night sweats||0.00%||0.00%||8.33%||16.67%||0.00%||25.00%||41.67%||8.33% |
Severity of Night sweats when taking Melatonin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Night sweats||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||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, 14.29%)
- Sleep disorder due to a general medical condition (2 people, 14.29%)
- Thyroid cancer (2 people, 14.29%)
- Allergy (1 people, 7.14%)
- Pain (1 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin d (3 people, 21.43%)
- Ondansetron (2 people, 14.29%)
- Cleocin hydrochloride (2 people, 14.29%)
- Vitamin b6 (2 people, 14.29%)
- Vandetanib (2 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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