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Can you use melatonin long term
A 24-year-old female asked:
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Conventional wisdom is that this is as natural a sleep aid as possible, and safe for longer term use.
A 26-year-old male asked:
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Melatonin safe: There are no data that indicates daily use of melatonin in pharmacologic doses to be unsafe. Caffeine, on the other hand, can have neurotoxic effects ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
A Verified Doctor answered
Side effects: Based on what I read you may have long term side effects.
I strongly recommend that you see a Psychologist about this. She/he will decide if this is a ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
51 years experience Neurology
Pretty safe: But, long-term use could lead to decreasing benefit if taken at too frequent intervals and at escalating amounts. But typically, can last a lot longe ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
24 years experience Psychiatry
I start with: 1 milligram of SUBLINGUAL Melatonin & adjust from there.
A 30-year-old female asked:
58 years experience Internal Medicine
UNFORTUNATELY: NO SLEEP MEDICINE is best for LONG TERM use since when used chronically they all stop working!
You need to get some basic INFO re: "sleep hygiene". A ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
23 years experience Internal Medicine
A female asked:
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below: Melatonin is out of your body within hours.
A 31-year-old female asked:
13 years experience Family Medicine
Forever: There is no evidence to indicate any harm from long term use of melatonin.
A female asked:
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Melatonin works well for insomnia some time to do some 6 mg as needed sometimes it becomes less effective overtime
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