Review: could Melatonin cause Serotonin syndrome?
Summary: Serotonin syndrome is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Zyvox, and have Depression.
We study 2,199 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Serotonin syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Serotonin syndrome and more.
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Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 2,658 users)
Serotonin syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, major depression, bipolar disorder.(latest reports from Serotonin syndrome 6,516 patients)
On Nov, 26, 2014: 2,199 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 6 people (0.27%) have Serotonin Syndrome.
Time on Melatonin when people have Serotonin syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00 |
Gender of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Melatonin * :
|Serotonin syndrome||83.33%||16.67% |
Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Melatonin * :
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||50.00% |
Severity of Serotonin syndrome when taking Melatonin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Serotonin syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (4 people, 66.67%)
- Pain (2 people, 33.33%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 33.33%)
- Infection (2 people, 33.33%)
- Sleep disorder (2 people, 33.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyvox (3 people, 50.00%)
- Lopressor (3 people, 50.00%)
- Zoloft (3 people, 50.00%)
- Mucomyst (2 people, 33.33%)
- Bupropion hcl (2 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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