Melatonin

Category: Sleep Aid



Melatonin Overview

Melatonin, also known as N-acetyl-5-methoxy tryptamine,[1] is a hormone that is produced by the pineal gland in animals and regulates sleep and wakefulness.[2] Melatonin is also produced in plants where it functions as a first line of defense against oxidative stress.[3] In animals, melatonin is involved in the entrainment (synchronization) of the circadian rhythms including sleep-wake timing, blood pressure regulation, seasonal reproduction, and many others.[4] Many of its biological effects...

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Large yellow/off white gel cap with no markings.

When looking at it vertically, it has an indention running all the way around. It was found in my grandmother's (who was in a retirement home at the time) pill container that seperated her pills into morning noon and night. ## I found a small oval white gel capsule looking exactly as you described - no markings other than an indentation running lenghtwise around the capsule. I'd like to know what it is. ## Off-white oblong liquid-filled gel capsule, vertical indentation running lengthwise, with no markings is Nature's Bounty Melatonin ## Hello, Unfortunately the FDA requires that any regulated medication be identifiable by it's physical appearance (color, shape, imprint, size etc.) and because this pill does not have an imprint it is not likely that it is medication. Thi...

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white oblong pill with no imprints on either side what is it

we have a bunch of white oblong shaped pills with nothing imprinted on either side of it we think it is ib profen but are just trying to check and make sure ## Some one gave me a round white pill no imprint on neither side and said it's antibiotics is it? ## Good luck and gooodnightttt. I was concerned too until I checked my melatonin bottle. Be smart and keep asking questioms. ## Hello, I hope this message finds you in good health and wonderful weather. In accordance with FDA regulations all controlled medication is required to be identifiable through it's physical features (shape, color, imprint, size etc.) and because the pill you found does not have an imprint it is unlikely to be an ibuprofen. What is more likely is that you have found a vitamin, supplement, dietary pill bu...

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white pill blank both sides

The pills are white or maybe a bit more off white but are completely round. They have absolutely no markings on either side. A friend ordered them from India (or New Delhi, India). No marks AT ALL!!! About the size of a flattened marble in diameter ## I believe it's melatonin which is an all natural sleep aid from Walmart. Very mild, no Benadryl or anything. Nothing fun if u get my point lol ## Hello, Unfortunately if your friend ordered medication from India and they came in without any markings the only way to tell what is truly inside is to take them to a pharmacy and have them analyze the contents of the pills. In the U.S pills are required by law to be identifiable through the physical appearance (color, imprint, shape etc.), however, other countries do not follow the FDA regul...

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Round white pill with no print on either side

I have a white round pill with no printing on either side, what is it? ## If there are no markings, it is going to be difficult to determine exactly what this contains. We can rule it out as being a U.S. prescription medication, because they are all required, by federal law, to have markings to enable their identification, in case of emergency. However, it could be any one of a large number of over the counter items and there is also a chance that it could be a foreign medication. Was it found in the U.S.? ## Definatly melatonin over the counter pills. Get a good night sleep. ## I have a bunch I found in my daughter's backpack and they are Vitamin B12 but they are prescribed by her Dr. And the prescription was filled at Cox's pharmacy

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Sleepasil Side Effects/is it addictive? dosage

Hi im a user of sleepasil for many months. im taking two capsules everyday.. sometimes even if im taking 2 capsules a day i still cant' sleep. pls help, does it have a side effect?? ## Sleepasil is just a dietary supplement that contains a variety of natural herbs that are believed to help with sleep and promote relaxation. As such, however, it has not been studied for side effects, as is done with actual prescription medications and it's not actually proven to help with insomnia. Have you consulted a doctor about your problem? Do you keep a set bed time and make sure not to eat a heavy meal or have anything alcoholic or caffeinated in the evening? ## i just got a sleepasil. unfortunately, no advice as to how many capsules should i take. i read some notes that its more effective...

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sleepasil side effects

I've been taking sleepasil for quite a while now and have been experiencing several possible side effects that may contributed by the drug. My major concern is what is in the drug. Yes it is BFAD approved but i cannot find its make up. Thanks. ## Sleepasil is actually a supplement claimed to help with sleep issues. It contains: Melatonin, Chamomile, Wild JuJube Seed Extract, Valerian Root, Hops, Scullcap, Passion Flower, Calcium and Magnesium. That said, since this is a supplement, side effects are not known, they have not been studied. What exactly have you been experiencing? Have you spoken to your doctor? ## it has melatonin. i heard its bad for eczema, psoriasis. i have skin problems but not yet have done skin biophsis but i know its either psoriasis or eczema. is it safe for me...

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Melatonin and Gabapentin

Can someone tell me what the relationship between Gabapentin and Melatonin is? I’m slowly tapering up to taking 300 mg of Gabapentin 3 xs a day and am weaning off Ibuprofen this week. My Pain Management Specialist wants me to lower my pain level to make life more dueable as well as minimizing any variables at the same time. Currently I’m taking 5 mg of Melatonin and have been taking this for 5 years in order to sleep more than 3 hrs at a time (been on Gabapentin for 3.5 months and had no differences with sleep schedule afterwards). Do I need to wean off Melatonin while slowly increasing Gabapentin? I know that the pain will decrease. ## Melatonin is a supplement that is used to restore a normal sleep cycle, so there are no known warnings about taking it with a prescription m...

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spasmo proxyvon

side effects ## wockhard spasmo proxyvon has been changed the formula as compared to last batch no. it is really bad and i want a same result for that. can i get a same percentage of (opium) in any capsule, tablet. Which are easily available in delhi and ncr also. i was used to take 7 capsules in one dose earlier one now i am not even wanted to take two also but not able give up because i am taking them from last ten years. ## ALTERNATIVE FOR SAME RESULT OF SPASMO PROXYVON EASILY AVAILABLE IN DELHI AND NCR ## i was taking spasmo proxyvon from last 7 years i stopped taking from last two days now.i cant sleep whole night i feel to much tired and feel cold pain in legs.what medicine in have to take to get rid from spasmo proxyon permanently ## i was on spasmo proxyvon from last 7 years now...

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Trazodone and Melatonin

I've been on trazodone for 2 weeks but quit taking it 24 hours ago. Is it safe to take melatonin now? ## According to the University of Maryland Medical Center (umm.edu / drug interaction tool) there are no interactions listed between Trazodone and melatonin. Also, our bodies naturally produce melatonin at night. So if there were to be an interaction, no one would be able to take their Trazodone at night or while napping in a dark room. I'm not trying to sound facetious, but in my honest opinion there really shouldn't be any problem with this combination, otherwise Trazodone would be rendered useless for all humans.

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Is it safe to mix melatonin with Contac cold & flu medication

I gave my 12-year-old son Contac cold and flu medication along with his melatonin 5mg. Will he have any complications from this?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Melatonin
  • Capsule: 2.5mg
  • Tablet: 1mg, 3mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 3mg + 10mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Melatonin: (9 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 17089-458 Guna-melatonin 4 [hp_c]/30ml Oral Solution/ Drops by Guna Spa
  • 43742-0205 Melatonin 6 [hp_x]/Ml Oral Liquid by Deseret Biologicals, Inc.
  • 43742-0771 Melatonin 6 [Hp_x]/Ml Oral Liquid by Deseret Biologicals, Inc.
  • 43857-0086 Melatonin 6 [hp_x]/Ml Oral Liquid by Bioactive Nutritional, Inc.
  • 44911-0194 Melatonin Cord 6 [hp_c]/Ml Oral Liquid by Energique, Inc.
  • 44911-0247 Melatonin Phenolic 6 [hp_x]/Ml Oral Liquid by Energique, Inc.
  • 57520-0460 Melatonin 30 [hp_c]/Ml Oral Liquid by Apotheca Company
  • 57520-0729 Melatonin 200 [hp_c]/Ml Oral Liquid by Apotheca Company
  • 71902-100 Somease 1 mg/.2ml Oral Spray, Metered by Biotico Health Canada Limited

Other drugs which contain Melatonin or a similar ingredient: (4 results)


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melatonin and eliquis
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melatonin pill Circdian 2mg
I have not slept at all for over a week and have been prescribed circadin 2mg tablets.How long before these start to wor... 1 reply
Melatonin OK to counter night time insomnia?
Just started on Nuvigil for daytime drowsiness from OSA, third day. First night I couldn't sleep; second night I too... 1 reply
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I need to know if their is a brand out there that puts out a 1mg YELLOW melatonin pill? ## Hello, Plshlp! How are you? U... 1 reply
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I come to know that my Neutrophils count has decreased from 3.2 to 1.7 within the past 2 years. (normal range 2.0 to 8.0... 1 reply
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I have had severe insomnia for two years. Have had a sleep study, where I slept a total of two hours during the night, e... 1 reply




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