Generic Name: Melatonin
Melatonin appears to be the primary sleep-regulating hormone of the body. It has been used by individuals suffering from insomnia, particularly when adjusting to shift-work cycles or jet lag. In the US Melatonin is available over-the-counter, however, it may require a prescription in some countries.
|Purpose||Patients||Patients with evaluations||Perceived Effectiveness|
|Bipolar depressive episodes||1||1|
|Bipolar manic episodes||1||1|
- Can't tell
|Side effects too severe||1|
|Course of treatment ended||1|