46 patient evaluations for Melatonin

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Mar 17, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: My understanding of melatonin is that taking more does not improve its effectiveness and may decrease its effectiveness.

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 17, 2015 (Started Mar 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Difficulty sleeping through night)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am sleeping a little more through the night with out having so many nightmares and not waking up as much. Yaaaa!

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 17, 2015 (Started Jun 15, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have to change my dose occasionally depending on whether I'm at home, sleeping with my prescription med plus the melatonin or whether we are traveling and my sleep is poorer and my pain is up. I'm so glad it works for me to help me fall asleep. (My prescription sleep med helps me stay asleep.).
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 25, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Melatonin may worsen RLS. No it doesn't seem to.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 24, 2013 (Started Jan 26, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 21, 2011 (Started Jan 26, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 28, 2012 (Started Nov 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 17, 2012 (Started Nov 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 6, 2012 (Started Jul 28, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Difficulty sleeping through night)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 25, 2012 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 21, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 10, 2012 (Started Sep 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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