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Review: could Melatonin cause Night sweats?

Summary: 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 Vitamin d, and have Migraine.

We study 2,225 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Night sweats. Find out below who they are, when they have Night sweats and more.

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Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 2,682 Melatonin users)

Night sweats

Night sweats (sweating in night) has been reported by people with depression, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 10,663 Night sweats patients)

On Feb, 11, 2015: 2,216 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 16 people (0.72%) have Night Sweats.

Trend of Night sweats in Melatonin reports

Time on Melatonin when people have Night sweats * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Night sweats10.00%30.00%20.00%10.00%10.00%10.00%10.00%

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

FemaleMale
Night sweats56.25%43.75%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Night sweats0.00%0.00%7.14%14.29%7.14%28.57%35.71%7.14%

Severity of Night sweats when taking Melatonin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Night sweats0.00%70.00%20.00%10.00%

How people recovered from Night sweats ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Night sweats0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Migraine (2 people, 12.50%)
  2. Sleep disorder (2 people, 12.50%)
  3. Sleep disorder due to a general medical condition (2 people, 12.50%)
  4. Insomnia (2 people, 12.50%)
  5. Thyroid cancer (2 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (3 people, 18.75%)
  2. Ondansetron (2 people, 12.50%)
  3. Cleocin hydrochloride (2 people, 12.50%)
  4. Vitamin b6 (2 people, 12.50%)
  5. Vandetanib (2 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I take these prescription medications but have been going to an accupuncturist since 2012. I have trouble sleeping at night without my clonazepam and take naps during the day and am having trouble losing weight. She thinks that my adrenal glands may be fatigued and told me to try something called Adrenal Response which contains Sensoril Ashwagandha. When I looked up Ashwaganda it said that it could interact with the Clonazepam or Klonopin and also with High blood pressure medication. I am a little concerned. I mentioned this to her and she said they both are metabolized by the liver and it should be ok to take it, just to take it an hour or more after I take the Clonazepam. Has anyone had any issues with interactions with their prescribed meds while taking Ashwagandha? I don't want to have to monitor my blood pressure because my blood pressure medication works good for me. Any help would be appreciated because I want to try it but I am a little scared too. Thanks, Crystal
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    Hi, I would just like to ask if anyone has found a connection between hyperhidrosis and spondylolisthesis. I have been suffering from hyperhidrosis since I was roughly fifteen (2002). I was recently diagnosed with spondylolisthesis (2012) which the doctor attributed to my rowing through school and university. He mentioned I was probably born with the condition and it was aggravated by the rocking motion of my back during the sport.





    The hyperhidrosis started roughly a year after I started rowing and got progressively worse over the years affecting just my feet and hands, to affecting my body as a whole. My hands feet and armpits are still the worst, but my back and legs are not far behind. Since 2012 when my spondylolisthesis became a serious issue, I've started sweating at night quite regularly, which is now I feel a step that has made this condition unbearable.



    So again, does anyone know or heard of these two conditions have some sort of connection? Your input will be most helpful.
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    I have been on Zoloft (sertraline) for 19 years for chronic depression. When I first started taking Zoloft, it made a huge positive impact on my life. It was a miracle drug for me. I believe it saved my life.

    Ten or so years ago it suddenly stopped working. My doctor had me try several other SSRIs-- Paxil, Prozac, Celexa. None worked. After a few months I went back on Zoloft and like magic it worked again.

    Six or so years ago, I wanted to get off sertraline to see if I could live without it. I made the mistake of dropping it cold turkey and not consulting my doctor. I experienced the infamous "brain zaps," vivid and violent dreams, anxiety, anger, and depression. On the other hand, I had more energy, lost weight, slept great, and had increased libito/more satisfying sexual response. Still, my anxiety and anger were intense. My family rightfully became fed up with my unpredictable behavior and after several weeks I started taking the medication again. Life returned to normal.

    Over the last several years I have experienced tinnitus, sexual dysfunction, weight gain, night sweats, and diarrhea. I am occasionally anxious or depressed, but nothing severe or unmanageable. The tinnitus has become particularly pronounced over the last several weeks. I am not certain that these symptoms are related to sertraline, but I would like to find out. I would like to stop taking sertraline once again. I know that I must taper off very slowly. I also plan to do so under the supervision of my general practitioner.

    My questions are many. Has anyone else been on sertraline for as long as 19 years and successfully quit? Is there a drug that will help soften the sertraline withdrawal symptoms? Should I be unable to quit sertraline, are their other SSRIs that might have fewer side effects? Should I do this with my GP's help or should I seek the help of a psychiatrist?

    Thanks in advance for your responses.

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