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how long before bed should I take melatonin

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Melatonin: The time of onset varies. You should take the melatonin at bedtime and sleep in a very dark room, and light uses up the melatonin rapidly.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Benmoshe
15 years experience Neurology
Yes: there are no known issues with long term use of Melatonin. However, you may want to speak to a physician or a sleep specialist/neurologist to see if t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Melatonin: Yes you can but why do you need to? If you have trouble falling asleep after a busy day it is time to see a Psychologist to decide whether this might ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Melatonin use: Typically melatonin is used to assist in sleep. When you take it in relation to the work out is important. IF it starts working quickly you will feel ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ranji Varghese
16 years experience Sleep Medicine
Depends: Melatonin can help some people feel sleepy before bedtime. Alternatively, it can be used to adjust a person natural brain sleep rhythm.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Should be safe: It should be safe to take these together. Be wary of whether it makes you too sleepy- and do not drive if you are too sleepy afterwards.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
SEE BELOW: Because they help some people sleep.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Side effect possible: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and melatonin could make a purpose MORE tired and sleepy which could translate into being groggy in the morning thought for ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Seen pediatrician?: I don't like Nyquil for kids...nor adults...but especially adolescents. Who made the diagnosis of insomnia in this young lad? And what is the cause of ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: But it is a huge dose and you may do better with 3 mg + antihist + other "natural" sleep aids.
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