What is GNC Melatonin?

Category: Supplements

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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.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

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Perceived effectiveness
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Perceived effectiveness
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  • Slight
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  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with GNC Melatonin

Side effect Patients
Depressed mood 1
Excessive yawning 1

Why patients stopped taking GNC Melatonin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who’ve stopped taking GNC Melatonin

Duration

Stopped taking GNC Melatonin

Duration Patients
0-1 month 1
1-3 months 1
1-2 years 1

Adherence


Always
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1
25%
Usually
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1
25%
Sometimes
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0
0%
Never taken as prescribed
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2
50%

Burden


Very hard to take
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0
0%
Somewhat hard to take
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0
0%
A little hard to take
Patients
1
25%
Not at all hard to take
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3
75%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
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0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
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0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
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0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
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0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
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1
25%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
3
75%
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for GNC Melatonin.