Melatonin and Water retention - from FDA reports


Summary

Water retention is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lyrica, and have Primary pulmonary hypertension . We study 8,226 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA. Among them, 52 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention and more.

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Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 9,321 users)

Water Retention

Water retention has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 35,420 Water retention patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

8,226 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 52 people (0.63%) have Water Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Melatonin cause Water retention?

Time on Melatonin when people have Water Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Water Retention when taking Melatonin *:

  • female: 72.55 %
  • male: 27.45 %

Age of people who have Water Retention when taking Melatonin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.56 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.69 %
  • 40-49: 5.13 %
  • 50-59: 38.46 %
  • 60+: 43.59 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sleep Disorder (12 people, 23.08%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (12 people, 23.08%)
  • Narcolepsy (8 people, 15.38%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 9.62%)
  • Drowsiness (5 people, 9.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (14 people, 26.92%)
  • Lasix (12 people, 23.08%)
  • Vitamin D (10 people, 19.23%)
  • Xyrem (9 people, 17.31%)
  • Xanax (8 people, 15.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (15 people, 28.85%)
  • Swelling (9 people, 17.31%)
  • Fall (9 people, 17.31%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 15.38%)
  • Fatigue (8 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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