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can hiv patients take melatonin

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Valerian safe.: Good quality valerian extract can be taken safely. If used in correct dose not many interactions

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Evaluate first: Before medicating at all, i would rather the patient have a thorough evaluation of the insomnia. It has many possible causes, many of which can be el ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
21 years experience Neurology
Yes: Yes, it is safe.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: No bad effects.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haynes
36 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: If melatonin improves your sleep then it may even help type 2 diabetes. Getting at least 7 hours sleep per night helps with weight loss and thus blood ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
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It is: Appropriate doses of melatonin are generally safe in diabetes and heart disease. It does slightly reduce clotting ability so is used with caution whe ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: But, it can increase the sedation associated with tranquilizers and anti-psychotics that some alzheimer's patients take and it can potentiate the hear ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Melatonin has been studied recently for a natural treament for those with ad for both cognition as well as restoring better sleep. A starting dose on ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: Melatonin should be ok. Why are you taking it? For sleep?
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