Review: could Melatonin cause Ringing in the ears (Tinnitus)?
Summary: Ringing in the ears is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Sertraline hydrochloride, and have Asperger's disorder.
We study 2,225 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Ringing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Ringing in the ears and more.
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Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 2,685 Melatonin users)
Ringing in the ears
Ringing in the ears (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 20,019 Ringing in the ears patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 2,225 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 17 people (0.76%) have Ringing In The Ears.
Time on Melatonin when people have Ringing in the ears * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Ringing in the ears||20.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||40.00%||0.00%||20.00% |
Gender of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Melatonin * :
|Ringing in the ears||93.75%||6.25% |
Age of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Melatonin * :
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||0.00%||62.50%||6.25%||0.00%||12.50%||0.00%||18.75% |
Severity of Ringing in the ears when taking Melatonin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Ringing in the ears||16.67%||66.67%||16.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Ringing in the ears ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||16.67%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Asperger's disorder (8 people, 47.06%)
- Insomnia (3 people, 17.65%)
- Anxiety disorder (2 people, 11.76%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 11.76%)
- High blood pressure (2 people, 11.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Sertraline hydrochloride (8 people, 47.06%)
- Loratadine (8 people, 47.06%)
- Enbrel (3 people, 17.65%)
- Aspirin (3 people, 17.65%)
- Indocine (2 people, 11.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Melatonin, Premarin for a 3-year old girl with Sleeplessness, Adhesion. The patient has Head Discomfort
- A study of drug interactions between Melatonin, Valerian, Effexor Xr, Ativan, Thorazine for a 42-year old woman with Chronic Insomnia, Insomnia, Depression Suicidal, Anxiety. The patient has Weakness, Fatigue, Lower Blood Pressure, Dry Eyes
- A study of side effects of Colofac for a 66-year old woman with IBS. The patient has Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)
- A study of side effects of Budesonide for a 57-year old woman with Crohn's Disease. The patient has Ringing In The Ears (a ringing in the ears)
- A study of side effects of Effexor for a 39-year old woman with Anxiety. The patient has Ringing In The Ears (a ringing in the ears)
Recent Melatonin related drug comparison:
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