41 patient evaluations for Melatonin

asdf1179
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asdf1179
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I have:
MS

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Sep 25, 2015 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Difficulty falling asleep)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 11, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Difficulty falling asleep)
  • Side Effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: My MS symptoms/inflammaiton became gradually stronger since starting Melatonin. By the third week I had to stop. After five days of stopping, I am starting to feel back to normal again.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 24, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Difficulty falling asleep)
  • Side Effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
Dawn Angel
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Dawn Angel
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
Parkinson's

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Sep 1, 2015 (Started Dec 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for REM Sleep Behavior Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
ferango
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ferango
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 31
Condition: Cluster Headaches
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I am: vg
I have:
Cluster Headaches

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Jul 15, 2015 (Started Jul 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Headaches)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: 2 and 2 days: 1 pill at sleep.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
pan43
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pan43
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
64 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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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
Irvingc
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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
rainydaygirl
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rainydaygirl
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Little
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F72y
CFS:7y Dx
FM:26y Dx
I am: n
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

  • 0 helpful marks
Robert51
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Robert51
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 64
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

  • 0 helpful marks
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

  • 0 helpful marks
kitrona
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kitrona
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 37
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

  • 0 helpful marks
Chelena
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Chelena
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 60
Condition: Undifferentiated Inflammatory Arthritis 22 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
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

  • 0 helpful marks
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