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Does melatonin work immediately, or does it take days/weeks before one can experience the possible benefits?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: IT MAY TAKE A FEW

Days depending on whether you have been on anti insomnics or not before.
Here's a tip; take it 1-2 hours before your sleeptime. Start with 3 mgs, 2-3 days. Increase to 6 mgs if no help , for 2-3 days. Do not take more than 9-10 mgs. Be patient...

In brief: IT MAY TAKE A FEW

Days depending on whether you have been on anti insomnics or not before.
Here's a tip; take it 1-2 hours before your sleeptime. Start with 3 mgs, 2-3 days. Increase to 6 mgs if no help , for 2-3 days. Do not take more than 9-10 mgs. Be patient...
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Melatonin

Depending on dose, usually effects are noted in few days, mainly helping to dose off but not maintaining sleep.

In brief: Melatonin

Depending on dose, usually effects are noted in few days, mainly helping to dose off but not maintaining sleep.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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