Use between late afternoon and bedtime.
Melatonin plays an important role in the induction of sleep.
Several double-blind trials have shown melatonin supplementation to be very effective in promoting sleep.
Low melatonin secretion at night are thought to be an extremely common cause of insomnia in the elderly, while in younger individuals this is less of a factor.
Melatonin may help shift workers adjust to new sleep patterns when shifts are changing.
Use during and for 5 days after travel that crosses time lines.
Several double-blind studies have shown 3 to 5 mg of melatonin to be very effective in relieving jet lag.
Seasonal Affect Disorder:
Melatonin supplementation may improve SAD because it not only increases brain melatonin levels, but also because it may suppress cortisol secretion.
At bedtime only, allow to dissolve under the tongue, 1-3 tablets once daily or as directed by a health care practitioner. Jet lag: Take while travelling and at destination until adaptation to the new daily pattern. For occasional short-term use. For use beyond 4 weeks, consult a health care practitioner. Do not drive or use machinery for 5 hours after taking melatonin.
Adults: dissolve 1-3 tablets under the tongue once daily, at bedtime only or as directed by a health care practitioner. For use beyond 4 weeks, consult a health care practitioner. Keep out of the reach of children.
Children: not suitable for use in children unless specifically recommended and monitored by a health care practitioner.
Pregnancy and Nursing: as the effects of melatonin during pregnancy and lactation have not been sufficiently evaluated, it should not be used during these times.
|Each Tablet Contains:|
|Melatonin (non-animal source)||3 mg|
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