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side effects of a melatonin overdose

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Toxic state or death: Any drug overdose may result in a toxic state or death. The drug overdose is the intake of a drug in quantities larger than are recommended. The caus ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Overdose: Symptoms of Melatonin Overdose may include: drowsiness, dizziness,weakness, confusion, seizures, headaches, liver problems & psychosis. Naproxen O ... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Indravadan Gatiwala
42 years experience Neurology
Melatonin and sleep: Pasimelton is different than melatonin.Tasimelteon is an agonist at melatonin MT1 and MT2 receptors. These receptors are thought to be involved in the ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Drowsiness: Recommended dose is up to 10 mg per night. Larger doses may produce excessive drowsiness. Other central nervous system depressants may enhance the ef ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Side effects: Possible se’s from melatonin include: feeling tired the next day, sleep walking, nightmares, vivid dreams, dizziness, confusion, headache, GI upset, v ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Malen
51 years experience Psychiatry
Melatonin: Melatonin is not approved by fda but is widely used as an alternative sleep aid. In my practice it is well tolerated. However some people complain of ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bashar Brijawi
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You can try it: You can try it 2-3 before the target bedtime, the only concern the morning hung over, try 1 mg first.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Melatonin: Ck w/your doc first and don't take w/other sleeping meds or if pregnant. Melatonin (a hormone) can be helpful for sleep. Take one hour prior to going ... Read More
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Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Limited: Carnitine has been proposed as a treatment for many conditions because it acts as an antioxidant -- but it has never been proven scientifically to be ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
SE's: Possible SE’s from melatonin include: feeling tired the next day, sleep walking, nightmares, vivid dreams, dizziness, confusion, headache, GI upset, v ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
None: Except possible sleepiness next day.

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