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Dobbs Ferry, NY
A 19-year-old male asked:

I have a hard time sleeping, part to anxiety. on antidepressants&anti anxiety meds, and 600mcg of melatonin daily. is the melatonin safe to use daily?

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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Felt to be safe: Overall there is limited data to suggest that long term melatonin use is harmful, but remember, ideally you want to address why you have a sleeping issue and optimize your sleep hygiene, instead of having to rely on a medication/supplement to use daily.

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