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Review: could Melatonin cause Upset stomach?

We study 2,173 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 94 have Upset stomach. Find out below who they are, when they have Upset stomach and more.

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Melatonin

Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,627 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.

Upset stomach

Upset stomach (latest reports from 828,987 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 2,170 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 94 people (4.33%) have Upset Stomach. They amount to 0.01% of all the 876,263 people who have Upset Stomach on eHealthMe.

Trend of Upset stomach in Melatonin reports

Time on Melatonin when people have Upset stomach * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Upset stomach25.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%12.50%12.50%0.00%

Gender of people who have Upset stomach when taking Melatonin * :

FemaleMale
Upset stomach68.54%31.46%

Age of people who have Upset stomach when taking Melatonin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Upset stomach0.00%2.44%18.29%14.63%14.63%12.20%9.76%28.05%

Severity of Upset stomach when taking Melatonin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Upset stomach16.67%66.67%16.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Upset stomach ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Upset stomach0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Insomnia (14 people, 14.89%)
  2. Prophylaxis (11 people, 11.70%)
  3. Pain (9 people, 9.57%)
  4. Respiratory tract infection (7 people, 7.45%)
  5. Hypoxia (7 people, 7.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (29 people, 30.85%)
  2. Aspirin (17 people, 18.09%)
  3. Prilosec (16 people, 17.02%)
  4. Ambien (16 people, 17.02%)
  5. Prednisone (16 people, 17.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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