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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
No: Melatonin should not effect skin testing.

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Yes, but why??: There are no bad interactions between zyrtec (cetirizine) and melatonin. They are safe to use together. The bigger question is why daily melatonin. ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Deeper sleep: wanted. Please consider getting a sound machine of some sort. White noise can help mask sounds from outside. There are also machines that give you ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Couple of things: Try not to take Benadryl at night at least and inquire about a sleep study as that might be part of the problem. You are right about the risk for fall... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 24 years experience
Sleep quality: Ideally, you would not depend on ANYTHING at all for sleep... those meds may temporarily seem to help, but in actual fact, they 'mess' with the sleep ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Schwartz
Pharmacology 17 years experience
Melatonin &Benadryl: You can take both melatonin and benadryl (diphenhydramine) together. They have different mechanisms of actions. However, they will have a synergistic ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Drowsy,weak, shakey: People feel drowsy, weak, and disoriented when they take excessive amounts of this drug. They may also feel shaky and notice a headache, . Some people... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
Pharmacy 19 years experience
Not sure: Melatonin is not classified by the fda as a "drug" like Ambien or Lunesta (eszopiclone) so there is not too much info in the us. It is available over ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Unknown : Not knowing medical history or medications etc can not make an informed opinion.That being said most individuals can take melatonin safely for sleep.
A male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Recommendation: It is recommended usually 2 mg of melatonin.

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