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What is the overdosage amount for melatonin?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: >10 mg

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.

In brief: >10 mg

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.
Dr. Dan Fisher
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Melatonin

Recommended dose up to 10mg.
Toxicity occurs if dose exceeds 20mg.

In brief: Melatonin

Recommended dose up to 10mg.
Toxicity occurs if dose exceeds 20mg.
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Melatonin Overdose

Above 10mg is above recommended doseage.
A serious melatonin overdose in an adult is usually between 20-50mg. A melatonin overdose could lead to symptoms like marked sedation, headache, nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, low blood pressure, dizziness, confusion, disorientation, tremor, liver problems, weakness & seizures.

In brief: Melatonin Overdose

Above 10mg is above recommended doseage.
A serious melatonin overdose in an adult is usually between 20-50mg. A melatonin overdose could lead to symptoms like marked sedation, headache, nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, low blood pressure, dizziness, confusion, disorientation, tremor, liver problems, weakness & seizures.
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