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does melatonin supplement cause withdrawal?..i forgot to take the pill and the next felt weird and i was in pain?

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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Unlikely: Abrupt stopping of melatonin rarely causes any significant symptoms, occasionally rebound insomnia. It would also be unlikely to have any symptoms after only one missed dose.

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