Melatonin is a neuro-hormone (amino acid) naturally produced in the pineal gland in the brain and present in high amounts in the gastrointestinal tract. It is involved in many of the body, brain and glandular biological functions including regulation of normal sleep/wake cycles. This chewable format is ideal for those who cannot swallow pills, or prefer faster absorption.
Adult Dosage: Take 1-3 Lozenges daily prior to bedtime. Chew lozenge or hold in mouth until dissolved. For use beyond 4 weeks consult a health care practitioner.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have a hormonal disorder, cerebral palsy, diabetes, liver or kidney disease, seizure disorders, migraine, depression and/or hypertension or if you are taking blood pressure or sedative/hypnotic medications. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking levodopa. If symptoms persist continuously for more than 4 weeks (chronic insomnia), consult your health care practitioner. Do not use if you are taking immunosuppressive drugs. Do not drive or use machinery for 5 hours after taking melatonin. Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. May cause headache, transient depression, daytime fatigue, daytime drowsiness, dizziness, reduced alertness, abdominal cramps, or irritability.