Related topic: Melatonin, Upset stomach
Review: could Melatonin cause Upset stomach?
Summary: Upset stomach could be caused by Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Nexium, and have Insomnia.
We study 2,131 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 (latest outcomes from 2,573 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.
Upset stomach (latest reports from 827,640 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, depression.
On Apr, 16, 2014: 2,128 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 94 people (4.42%) have Upset Stomach. They amount to 0.01% of all the 846,973 people who have Upset Stomach on eHealthMe.
Time on Melatonin when people have Upset stomach * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Upset stomach||25.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||12.50%||12.50%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Upset stomach when taking Melatonin * :
|Upset stomach||68.54%||31.46% |
Age of people who have Upset stomach when taking Melatonin * :
|Upset stomach||0.00%||2.44%||18.29%||14.63%||14.63%||12.20%||9.76%||28.05% |
Severity of Upset stomach when taking Melatonin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Upset stomach||16.67%||66.67%||16.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Upset stomach ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Upset stomach||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (14 people, 14.89%)
- Prophylaxis (11 people, 11.70%)
- Pain (9 people, 9.57%)
- Respiratory tract infection (7 people, 7.45%)
- Hypoxia (7 people, 7.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (29 people, 30.85%)
- Aspirin (17 people, 18.09%)
- Prilosec (16 people, 17.02%)
- Ambien (16 people, 17.02%)
- Prednisone (16 people, 17.02%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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