What are the side effects of Melanotan (2)?
People in clinical studies
and flushing of the face as the main side effects (especially
right after the injection). In many users
appetite is suppressed as well. This can be welcome or
unwelcome, depending on the dietary goals of the person using
MT. The dosages used in clinical
studies are higher then the dose outlined in the
administration section of this website. Therefore the side
effects with the low doses are probably less severe then the
side effects reported in the clinical studies. Melanotan II
and more pronounced side effects compared to melanotan 1
(Side) Effects summary
|Tanning of the skin
||Tanning of the skin
|General feeling of Lethargy
||General feeling of Lethargy
|New birthmarks occurrence or darkening
||New birthmarks occurrence or darkening
|White skin spots
||White skin spots
and spontaneous erections.
The side effects often abate with
each administration of melanotan (2), but most people will
keep on experiencing the most common side effects like nausea and flushing
which are noticed just after injection. Most people will find Melanotan
1 very comfortable to use,
with minor side effects.
MT-II increases libido and are often seen in
with spontaneous erections. This libido increasing side effect does not
appear to diminish in
severity over time.
Some users will notice new
freckles. The good news is that as the tan is
developed, the visual appearance of the freckles will decrease.
will probably become darker too. Freckles and darker moles will
after the user stops the use of melanotan and sun tanning is ceased.
Formerly unnoticed white spots
of skin may also become visible as you get more tanned. This does
not occur as a result of using Melanotan. The cause of these white spots (usually 2-5mm in size)
Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis. Larger white areas of skin
may be due to
Tinea versicolor which is a
fungal infection caused by overgrowth of yeast
on the skin’s surface.
There are rare reports of
The hyper pigmentation is accompanied by
spots of darkened skin and much
larger than regular moles. Not all occurrences of hyper
pigmentation are attributable to increased melanocyte activity.
can have many possible underlying causes
or disorders including Addison's disease, hyperthyroidism and
certain medications which may induce
Melanotan 2 has a bigger
difference then melanotan 1 compared to our own in vivo produced
alpha melanocyte stimulating hormone. Because of this bigger
difference it has been speculated that there is a bigger change
that the body will view melanotan 2 as a foreign body and
produce an allergic response. This could possibly trigger
anaphylaxis is a severe and potentially life threatening
allergic reaction with a host of severe symptoms.