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Doctor insights on: The Side Effects Of Melatonin Supplements For Acne

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What are the side effects of melatonin supplements?

What are the side effects of melatonin supplements?

Drowsiness: Recommended dose is up to 10 mg per night. Larger doses may produce excessive drowsiness. Other central nervous system depressants may enhance the effects of melatonin. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Side effects of melatonin sleeping pill?

Side effects of melatonin sleeping pill?

SE's: Possible SE’s from melatonin include: feeling tired the next day, sleep walking, nightmares, vivid dreams, dizziness, confusion, headache, GI upset, v libido, v sperm count, gynecomastia in men & mood changes. ...Read more

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About side effects of melatonin for helping with sleep?

About side effects of melatonin for helping with sleep?

Melatonin: Melatonin is not approved by fda but is widely used as an alternative sleep aid. In my practice it is well tolerated. However some people complain of residual daytime lethargy or feeling it is difficult to awaken. I haven't heard other complaints. ...Read more

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Side effects of taking l-carnitine and melatonin?

Side effects of taking l-carnitine and melatonin?

Melatonin: Possible se’s from melatonin include: feeling tired the next day, sleep walking, nightmares, vivid dreams, dizziness, confusion, headache, GI upset, v libido, v sperm count, gynecomastia in men & mood changes. ...Read more

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What are side effects of laser acne removal?

What are side effects of laser acne removal?

Swelling redness: Laser acne removal can be a blue light with special medication which is called photodynamic therapy. You can have some swelling, redness and peeling of your skin. Other option for acne laser treatment can be ipl, vbeam, and/or smooth beam. With these lasers, you can have less side effects but it requires multiple sessions. ...Read more

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Is use of isotritinoin for acne has side effects?

Is use of isotritinoin for acne has side effects?

Isotretinoin: This is a useful medicine, but has a long list of potential side effects including back pain, headaches and birth defects if a person becomes pregnant while taking the medication (ok to become pregnant off the medicine). This medication needs to be closely monitored by a physician with monthly lab tests. Works great for a lot of patients and can take away severe acne for years! ...Read more

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What are some erytop cream for acne side effects?

What are some erytop cream for acne side effects?

Clindamycin: Don't use this as sole treatment for acne. It's a pretty good choice but should be combined with an agent like topical benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of roaccutane or isotretinoin drug for acne?

What are the side effects of roaccutane or isotretinoin drug for acne?

Many Side-effects: This drug is highly effective for severe acne but has powerful side-effects. Those include increased skin dryness, rashes, sun-sensitivity, increases in cholesterol and triglycerides, hair loss and peeling skin. There are also concerns about worsening ibs/ us and depression. ...Read more

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What r the negative side effects of poping pimples/acne? & tips 2 reduce acne?

Facial scars: Over time, the skin can become very damaged and pock-marks, or small depressed scars, can appear in the skin. The combination of raging hormones in a teenager and a fatty diet conspire against your pores. Popping pimples should be done as cleanly as possible, with minimum trauma to the surrounding skin. Apply antibiotic ointment afterwards to prevent re-infection. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of accutane? And what does the medicine do to stop acne?

What are the side effects of accutane? And what does the medicine do to stop acne?

Big drug!: The most concerning side effect is the potential for causing severe birth defects so you have to be on birth control to use it. It can effect the liver, can make the skin more sensitive to sun, and can thin hair. It is a powerful drug similar to vitamin a that works on acne by decreasing the oil your body produces. Physicians have to take a course to prescribe it. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects and does Accutane completely cure acne even after you stop taking it?

Yes: There is a booklet the doctor will have you read that shows birth defects, dry skin, depression, and more. It is an excellent help for patients that qualify for it. You will have to enroll in the website and get urine tested for pregnancy. The dosage also weighs in on the side effects. There are never guarantees you will be clear for life as it is a life long condition. ...Read more

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I'm white can I use a lightening product for acne red marks will there be any side effects or darkening in the future?

I'm white can I use a lightening product for acne red marks will there be any side effects or darkening in the future?

Acne Scars: My favorite lightner for acne scars is glycolic acid. It is a smart lotion and will lighten what should not be there and leave your normal skin it's normal color. You should wear sunscreen everyday. There is a slight chance these marks can darken over time if not treated. ...Read more

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Is peeling good for a temperory solution, until resolving your acne problem, and what are the side effects of peeling?

Is peeling good for a temperory solution, until resolving your acne problem, and what are the side effects of peeling?

For mild acne: Salicylic acid or glycolic acid for acne
are used for minor "peels" and often used as "adjuvants" for treating acne. However, not convinced that either alone are any more beneficial than the other. To be most effective, either glycolic or salicylic need to be combined with an appropriate acne regimen that consists of prescription creams and oral antibiotics for more severe cases. ...Read more

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Is acne and vomiting side effects of hydroxycut?

Is acne and vomiting side effects of hydroxycut?

Hydroxycut: The drug could be affecting your liver which can cause vomiting. See your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Acne cream differin--what r the side effects?

Acne cream differin--what r the side effects?

ACNE RX SIDE EFFECTS: Retin a (tretinoin) causes irritation and photosensitivity.Benzoyl peroxide dries the skin. Oral antibiotics has GI problems, headache, dizziness, skin and tooth discolorations. ...Read more

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What are side effects of roaccutane for acne treatment?

What are side effects of roaccutane for acne treatment?

Isotretinoin: Potential side effects may include: skin rashes or infections, nosebleeds, bone or joint pain / tenderness., dry eyes w burning, redness & itching, lip inflammation & peeling of skin. Avoiding sun exposure is needed. Less common: depression, headache, suicidal ideations / attempts, nausea/ vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, visual changes. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of roaccutane for acne treatment?

What are the side effects of roaccutane for acne treatment?

Isotretinoin: Potential side effects may include: skin rashes or infections, nosebleeds, bone or joint pain / tenderness., dry eyes w burning, redness & itching, lip inflammation & peeling of skin. Avoiding sun exposure is needed. Less common: depression, headache, suicidal ideations / attempts, nausea/ vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, visual changes. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Melatonin (Definition)

Melatonin_is a hormone that helps regulate sleep. Some studies suggest that there is abnormal melatonin production in children with autism and other developmental disorders. Several studies suggest that melatonin may be useful for improving sleep, if ...Read more


Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more