Melatonin and Itching - from FDA reports


Itching is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Vitamin D, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Itching 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, 18, 2017

11,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 251 people (2.27%) have Itching

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Could Melatonin cause Itching?

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Melatonin *:

  • female: 73.9 %
  • male: 26.1 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Melatonin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.49 %
  • 10-19: 5.45 %
  • 20-29: 2.97 %
  • 30-39: 8.42 %
  • 40-49: 17.33 %
  • 50-59: 23.76 %
  • 60+: 40.59 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (24 people, 9.56%)
  • Pain (20 people, 7.97%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (20 people, 7.97%)
  • Depression (19 people, 7.57%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (18 people, 7.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (41 people, 16.33%)
  • Vitamin B12 (31 people, 12.35%)
  • Vitamin D3 (26 people, 10.36%)
  • Magnesium (26 people, 10.36%)
  • Fish Oil (25 people, 9.96%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (87 people, 34.66%)
  • Fatigue (54 people, 21.51%)
  • Diarrhea (41 people, 16.33%)
  • Pain (36 people, 14.34%)
  • Nausea (36 people, 14.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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