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Can i take melatonin? i am having a little trouble to sleep.. its jitters, melatonin have side effects?

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Dr. Bashar Brijawi
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You can try it: You can try it 2-3 before the target bedtime, the only concern the morning hung over, try 1 mg first.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: I have not found that anyone has side effects other than sedation or sleepiness which is what you want from melatonin.

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