Melatonin

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine
  • INDICATIONS: Jet lag, sleep disorders, Alzheimer's disease, free radical scavenger, chemotherapy adjunct, tinnitus, depression, migraine, cluster headache, hypertension, hyperpigmentation, osteoporosis, antioxidant. Skin protectant against sunburn.
  • SYNONYM: None
  • CLASS: Hormone
  • HALF-LIFE: N/A
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Acetaminophen, NSAIDs, Setraline

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: N/A

Our database has 11 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC


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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric