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A 19-year-old female asked:

Is unison natural nights okay to take in the first few week of pregnancy, and throughout the entire pregnancy?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Unison: Unisom is safe to take during pregnancy. It is a category b drug. Originally intended as an anti-nausea/anti-emetic (vomiting) drug it made people so sleepy that it became well known as a sleep aid. Have a great baby.
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Based on the article: Below, unisom which contains melatonin is not recommended during pregnancy because it affects the hormone levels and may cause developmental defects in the fetus. Ask your oby for safer alternatives. Best wishes! http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/melatonin/ns_patient-melatonin/dsection=safety.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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