44 patient evaluations for Melatonin

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rainydaygirl
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rainydaygirl
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Little
function: None
external_stress: Little
Stickman: most
Description:F73y
FM:27y Dx
CFS:8y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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

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Robert51
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Robert51
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 65
Condition: Restless Legs 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
I am: n
I have:
Restless Legs

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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

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HappyPhysicist
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HappyPhysicist
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
ALS

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May 24, 2013 (Started Jan 26, 2011)

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

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kitrona
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kitrona
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 38
Condition: Ehlers Danlos 9 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Ehlers Danlos

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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

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Chelena
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Chelena
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 61
Condition: Undifferentiated Inflammatory Arthritis 22 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: vb
I have:
Undifferentiated Inflammatory Arthritis

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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

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damnitkelsey
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damnitkelsey
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 2
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
21 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Schizoaffective Disorder

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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

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samantha12
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samantha12
Gender: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Mental Symptoms : moderate
Physical Symptoms : mild
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VL 0
I am: n
I have:
HIV

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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

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jus' me
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jus' me
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: None
function: None
external_stress: Little
Stickman: some
Description:F53y
FM:5y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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

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Ladywolf319
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Ladywolf319
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 32
Condition: CRPS II 29 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: vb
I have:
CRPS II

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Jul 1, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Difficulty sleeping through night)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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prismaticmarcus
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prismaticmarcus
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 55
Condition: Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I am: g
I have:
Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome

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Apr 15, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this a very easy and effective treatment. my treating professional advises that your sleep patterns need to be thorougjly analysed and assessed before a professional can select the right regimen. trust her. i was fixed in, like, 4 weeks.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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