What is the dose of melatonin for toddlers? Common doses to overcome disrupted biological rhythms, sleep disturbances: Oral: 2-3 mg at bedtime, added after 1-2 weeks to 4-6 mg if needed, maximum dose of 10 mg.
In which dose is melatonin available? Capsule, oral: 3 mg, 5mg, 10 mg. What side effects can be experienced due to melatonin?
Look for immediate medical help if you experience any signs of an allergic reaction: itching, difficulty breathing, facial swelling, lips, tongue, or throat. Although not all side effects are known, melatonin is generally safe for consumption for short periods of time (up to 2 years for some people).
Common side effects of melatonin may include:
- drowsiness and tired during the day
- depression, irritability
- abdominal pain
Not everyone has the following side effects. There may be some side effects not mentioned above. If you have concerns about certain side effects, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
What should be known before using melatonin? Before continuing this treatment, tells your doctor if you have:
- an allergy to melatonin
- bleeding or having a blood clotting disorder
- have low blood pressure or high blood pressure
- have epilepsy or other neurological disorders
- taking drugs to prevent rejection reactions in organ transplants
- question of melatonin safe for pregnant and lactating women
There is no adequate information about the safety of using this drug during pregnancy and lactation. Always consult your doctor to consider potential benefits and risks before using this medication.