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
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Sleep problems 6 7
Insomnia 3 4
Anxious mood 2 3
Difficulty sleeping through night 2 1
Bipolar depressive episodes 1 3
Bipolar Disorder 1 3

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with GNC Melatonin

Side effect Patients
Depressed mood 1
Excessive yawning 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking GNC Melatonin

Dosage Patients
1 mg twice daily 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
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Duration

Currently taking GNC Melatonin

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking GNC Melatonin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 6
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