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How much melatonin is safe to take at once 130 pounds

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Kopyev
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
Upto 30 mg: You can take upto 30 mg at night.
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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Melatonin: You should stick with 0.5-5mg 1 hour before bedtime. Larger doses of melatonin can even be counterproductive and dangerous. There was a study that sho... Read More
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
Start with 1 mg: I do not recommend high doses that is often by health professionals. Melatonin is a natural chemical secreted by cells in certain parts of the brain. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Fine: There is no reason why you can't take melatonin with Lupus or any autoimmune disorder.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Better be safe: I would not see a problem but better be safe and avoid all additional stuff.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
Commonly used: Many people have reported response with dosage up to 3mg per day.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Lynds
Family Medicine 34 years experience
First, Melatonin improves sleep by helping you get to sleep, not stay asleep! Ways to maximize melatonin’s benefit are: 1-must take daily, 2-may tak... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
I was unable to find: Any interactions between magnesium and melatonin using a drug interaction checker. However, there is never a 100% guarantee.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Borookhim
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes its a relatively: Benign pill to take though whether it will help you is a separate question. Good luck.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
It is preferrable: Not to use long term- but I have many patients who do use it long term with success. Are you using excellent sleep hygiene? If not- try that first. 1.... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Below: 15 mg is not a toxic dose. But I would suggest discussing you sleeping problems with your DR to try to find another solution.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Inocencio Candelaria
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Sleep hygiene a must: should be ok but I recommend you check with your doctor about your other prescriptions.
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