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About side effects of melatonin for helping with sleep?

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Dr. Richard Malen
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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 havent heard other complaints.

In brief: 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 havent heard other complaints.
Dr. Richard Malen
Dr. Richard Malen
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Side effects

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.

In brief: Side effects

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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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