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How long to wait after taking synthroid before taking melatonin

A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Melatonin: Should be ok as long as u get clearance from your prescribing doctor.

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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Interactions: Melatonin interacts with both Lipitor (atorvastatin) and synthroid as well as with a host of other drugs. The interaction howver, is mild and creates ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mijail Serruya
Neurology 16 years experience
Melatonin is safe: In a neurologically normal, generally healthy adult, there should be no adverse effects from melatonin. Melatonin is a hormone naturally secreted by t... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
Emergency Medicine 13 years experience
Many possibilities: There are multiple reasons why you can't stay asleep. The best starting point is to address your sleep hygiene. Start with making sure you have this l... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Armineous
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
Sleep hygiene : Ambien (zolpidem) is not recommended for long term use, you develop tolerance After a period of time. The best advise I can give is to develop what i... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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IGotCircadianRhythm: If awakened by someone else, or you wake up on your own?Either way,it's best to tuff it out for a few to several days until you get into a better slee... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Melatonin works well for insomnia some time to do some 6 mg as needed sometimes it becomes less effective overtime
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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No problem: Hi. That's not a problem. There's nothing you'll need to "wait out".
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Maybe: A better alternative is Clonidine or kapvay.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Insomnia: Start with your pcp who can do thorough evaluation for causes of insomnia & recommend medications that would work 4u, or refer u to a psychiatrist.

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