Melatonin and Headaches - from FDA reports


Summary

Headaches is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Headaches with Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,039 people who have side effects when taking Melatonin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 19, 2017

11,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 676 people (6.12%) have Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Melatonin cause Headaches?

Time on Melatonin when people have Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.43 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Melatonin *:

  • female: 75.23 %
  • male: 24.77 %

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Melatonin *:

  • 0-1: 0.38 %
  • 2-9: 3.2 %
  • 10-19: 9.21 %
  • 20-29: 6.2 %
  • 30-39: 10.34 %
  • 40-49: 15.04 %
  • 50-59: 22.37 %
  • 60+: 33.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (66 people, 9.76%)
  • Pain (57 people, 8.43%)
  • Narcolepsy (46 people, 6.80%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (37 people, 5.47%)
  • Preventive Health Care (37 people, 5.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (83 people, 12.28%)
  • Xanax (66 people, 9.76%)
  • Vitamin D (65 people, 9.62%)
  • Vitamin D3 (54 people, 7.99%)
  • Vitamin B12 (54 people, 7.99%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (200 people, 29.59%)
  • Nausea (197 people, 29.14%)
  • Dizziness (139 people, 20.56%)
  • Pain (138 people, 20.41%)
  • Weakness (106 people, 15.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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