Melatonin appears to be effective for many uses, but further research is needed to establish how to safely and effectively use the product.
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Melatonin is available in a large range of doses. For many uses, the safe and effective dose has not yet been established. However, general dosing information is available based on clinical studies and years of experience with such products.
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Many people believe that "natural" products, such as melatonin, have no side effects. However, some natural products cause side effects, some of which can be quite serious. This supplement can cause side effects such as:
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Melatonin may interact with several other medications or supplements (see Melatonin Drug Interactions).