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6 questions about using Pure Melatonin Powder

Jun 08, 2021

①What is the role of melatonin?

Melatonin is also produced in the human body, its secretion is increased with the transition from sunlight to night, which makes people feel sleepy.

It can be seen that Pure Melatonin Powder can improve people's drowsiness and enable people to sleep quickly, while its main function is to regulate sleep rather than treatment, so it is regarded as a health care product, not a medicine. This is a point that patients should remember deeply.

If the patient has insomnia caused by pain, noise or other objective factors, its effect may not be so great, but if it is caused by subjective factors such as staying up late, excessive stress, using melatonin is better.

②When should you take melatonin? How much to intake?

Generally speaking, intake between half an hour to an hour before going to bed at night, the maximum dose should not exceed 3 mg. It is recommended to start with a low dose, for example, take 1mg at the beginning, and see the effect of sleep before deciding whether to increase the dose. If you feel sleepy or dizzy during the day after taking melatonin, it means you have taken an overdose and you need to reduce the dose.

③Can you take it all the time?

As an exogenous hormone, of course Pure Melatonin Powder cannot be taken all the time. You can stop taking it when you feel yourself and adjust your sleep cycle. Generally speaking, you adjust well your sleep cycle after taking it for 1-2 weeks. Generally, you can't take it continuously for more than 4 weeks, it can't more than 2 months at the longest, otherwise it will cause other hormone secretion disorders.

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④ Which drugs interact with?

Exogenous melatonin may interact with the following drugs when taken: anticoagulant and antiplatelet drugs, anticonvulsants, contraceptives, hypoglycemic drugs, and immunosuppressive drugs. If you are considering using melatonin to help sleep, you can firstly ask your doctor if there is any interaction with your current medicine, and use the medicine under the guidance of your doctor.

⑤What are the possible side effects of melatonin?

Generally, it is safe to use pure melatonin powder in small doses for a short period of time. The most common side effects of long-term using include drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, and headache, which are generally mild. Only a very small number of people experience serious side effects such as abnormal dreams, brief depression, mild anxiety, confusion, and low blood pressure. Generally, it can be recovered after stopping it, but it should be noted that it is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women.

⑥ Will long-term use of melatonin cause dependence?

In fact, as a substance that promotes sleep, melatonin will not cause dependence on short-term use. However, patients need to be aware that since Pure Melatonin Powder is a health product, the supervision may not be as strong as medicine. Therefore, when choosing it, it is recommended to choose some major brands or ask a doctor to recommend it.


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