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A 33-year-old female asked:

Have oa pain at night & cervical spondylosis. taking mobic, (meloxicam) 10mg flexeril & melatonin. how close to bedtime should i take melatonin for best results?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 42 years experience
There is no best : Timing but to allow for passing of GI tract, 30 to 45 minutes, .
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 33 years experience
Try sublingual: If meletonin pills arent working try sublingual tab available at vitamen stores otc gets to work faster.
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