Melatonin and Suicidal thoughts - from FDA reports


Suicidal thoughts is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xyrem, and have Depression. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,967 people who have side effects when taking Melatonin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 11, 2018

15,967 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin.
Among them, 271 people (1.7%) have Suicidal thoughts


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Melatonin cause Suicidal thoughts?

Time on Melatonin when people have Suicidal thoughts *:

Gender of people who have Suicidal thoughts when taking Melatonin *:

  • female: 58.62 %
  • male: 41.38 %

Age of people who have Suicidal thoughts when taking Melatonin *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression: 46 people, 16.97%
  2. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: 41 people, 15.13%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 37 people, 13.65%
  4. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 36 people, 13.28%
  5. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 22 people, 8.12%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Xyrem: 40 people, 14.76%
  2. Cymbalta: 37 people, 13.65%
  3. Vitamin C: 25 people, 9.23%
  4. Vitamin D3: 23 people, 8.49%
  5. Seroquel: 22 people, 8.12%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Depression: 81 people, 29.89%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 56 people, 20.66%
  3. Drug Ineffective: 37 people, 13.65%
  4. Dizziness: 33 people, 12.18%
  5. Feeling Abnormal: 31 people, 11.44%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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