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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 6 - 12 months, also take medication Vitamin d, and have Migraine.

We study 2,199 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

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (view latest outcomes from 2,658 users)

Night sweats

Night Sweats (sweating in night) has been reported by people with depression, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Night Sweats 10,308 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 2,199 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 12 people (0.55%) 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 sweats16.67%16.67%33.33%0.00%16.67%0.00%16.67%

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

FemaleMale
Night sweats58.33%41.67%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Night sweats0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%30.00%40.00%10.00%

Severity of Night sweats when taking Melatonin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Night sweats0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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, 16.67%)
  2. Thyroid cancer (2 people, 16.67%)
  3. Sleep disorder (1 people, 8.33%)
  4. Allergy (1 people, 8.33%)
  5. Therapeutic response decreased (1 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (3 people, 25.00%)
  2. Ondansetron (2 people, 16.67%)
  3. Cleocin hydrochloride (2 people, 16.67%)
  4. Vitamin b6 (2 people, 16.67%)
  5. Vandetanib (2 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can i take melatonin if i take prograf?
    (Asked by a 65 year old woman who has Middle Insomnia, and takes Melatonin)
    I take Prograf to prevent organ rejection in a liver transplant.
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    (Asked by a 60 year old woman who has Night Sweats, and takes Soy Isoflavones)
    I'm taking soy isoflavones to help with hot flashes. I take it with my antidepressant and anxiety medication. I have been having severe night sweats. Is this normal?
  • Has anyone found a connection between hyperhidrosis and spondylolisthesis
    (Asked by a 27 year old man who has Hyperhidrosis, Back Pain - Low, Night Sweats)
    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.
  • After being on zoloft (sertraline) for 19 years, i now notice multiple side effects and i want to get off (2 answers)
    (Asked by a 56 year old man who has Tinnitus, Sexual Dysfunction, Night Sweats, Weight Gain - Unintentional, Sleeplessness, and takes Sertraline)
    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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    (Asked by a 7 year old girl who has Precocious Puberty, and takes Melatonin)
    can the use of Melatonin to help kids (girls) fall asleep cause Precocious puberty?

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