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I just gave my 2yr daughter half a pill of melatonin the whole pill is 3mg so i decided on half a pill. Is this safe? Or should I be concerned?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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Although children often take doses up to 5 mg of melatonin to help them with sleep problems, the university of maryland medical center recommends keeping doses around .
3 mg per night, as doses above 1 mg have sometimes caused seizures in children under 15 years old. Speak with your child's doctor before giving your child melatonin to determine.

In brief: Read below please

Although children often take doses up to 5 mg of melatonin to help them with sleep problems, the university of maryland medical center recommends keeping doses around .
3 mg per night, as doses above 1 mg have sometimes caused seizures in children under 15 years old. Speak with your child's doctor before giving your child melatonin to determine.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Be careful

Although children often take doses up to 5 mg of melatonin to help them with sleep problems, the university of maryland medical center recommends keeping doses around( .
3 mg) per night, as doses above 1 mg have sometimes caused seizures in children under 15 years old.

In brief: Be careful

Although children often take doses up to 5 mg of melatonin to help them with sleep problems, the university of maryland medical center recommends keeping doses around( .
3 mg) per night, as doses above 1 mg have sometimes caused seizures in children under 15 years old.
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