Melatonin Oral Capsule 2.5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Melatonin: Oral capsule (2.5mg)

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What is this Medicine?

MELATONIN (mel uh TOH nin) is a dietary supplement. It is promoted to help maintain normal sleep patterns. The FDA has not approved this supplement for any medical use.

This supplement may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.

In-Depth Information

Melatonin 2.5mg Capsule

NDC: 533350310
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)





Storage Information
Store in a cool, dry place
Melatonin 2.5mg Capsule

Reported Side Effects for Melatonin 2.5mg Capsule

Headache Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Melatonin 2.5mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Melatonin 2.5mg Capsule(Melatonin)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Melatonin)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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