Melatonin and Serotonin syndrome - from FDA reports
Serotonin syndrome 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 Cymbalta, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Serotonin syndrome 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 Oct, 24, 2017
11,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 30 people (0.27%) have Serotonin syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Melatonin when people have Serotonin syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Melatonin *:
- female: 82.14 %
- male: 17.86 %
Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Melatonin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 15.38 %
- 10-19: 23.08 %
- 20-29: 3.85 %
- 30-39: 19.23 %
- 40-49: 7.69 %
- 50-59: 7.69 %
- 60+: 23.08 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (9 people, 30.00%)
- Depression (9 people, 30.00%)
- Pain (8 people, 26.67%)
- Rashes (5 people, 16.67%)
- Diarrhea (5 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Cymbalta (9 people, 30.00%)
- Promethazine (6 people, 20.00%)
- Zoloft (5 people, 16.67%)
- Ondansetron (5 people, 16.67%)
- Fluoxetine (5 people, 16.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hyperhidrosis (9 people, 30.00%)
- Agitation (8 people, 26.67%)
- Tremor (6 people, 20.00%)
- Dizziness (6 people, 20.00%)
- Mydriasis (5 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I’ve had undiagnosed right ear pain intermittently for some time without any diagnosis obtainable from ENT or medical Doctors. Took 10mg of Melatonin for sleep aid for first time last night. I awoke at 3am with a level 10+ right ear ache. I thought of an ER visit, but laid on my right ear ...
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