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A 33-year-old male asked:

I bought melatonin of 1mg per tablet. bottle says to take 1mg but is 1mg enough to help me fall asleep? i have night insomnia. thank you

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Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 16 years experience
Good starting dose: 1 mg is a good starting dose. You can slowly increase the dose if need be. Melatonin is very safe to use.

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Last updated Nov 12, 2014

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