Meloset aids people who are having trouble sleeping, as well al those who suffer from jet lag and attention deficiency human disorder. The natural hormone melatonin, produced by our pineal gland is the one that keeps our sleep-wake cycles in balance. When the pineal gland stops producing enough hormone, that balance shifts, causing people to have insomnia which leads to a state of constantly being tired and not be able to do anything. Being a synthethic version of the hormone Melatonin, Meloset aids people to complete their everyday activities by regulating their sleep pattern and will overall result in an increase of their quality of life.
Dosage and direction
The correct way to administer Meloset is the way your doctor has prescribed it. It can be different from one human to another depending on your past medical history, health and the severity of the condition that has prompted you to see a doctor in the first place. In general, doctors will prescribe the usage of Meloset two hours before bedtime. Thus, the effectiveness is reached by the time you go to bed. The tablets of Meloset should be taken by swallowing, without chewing it, with a large glass of water. Although there is no evidence that you should have a snack prior to taking the tablet, it is indicated to in case you are experiencing nausea.
Do not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Meloset, as your reflexes and senses may be dimished which can lead to accidents.
Do not alter the dose prescribed by your physician as this may have serious implications and may even worsen your condition.
Meloset may contain certain active agents that can cause allergic reactions. If you are experiencing one or more of the following: difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, seek emergency care immediately.
Do not take Meloset with alcohol, as it may result in an enhancement of the effects.
Do not take Meloset when pregnant, as there are little to no studies done on females during pregnancy.
Patients having underlying conditions such as kidney or liver disease should first consult their doctor before taking Meloset, because there are not enough studies that have been made on the matter.
Talk to your doctor before taking Melatonin in case you are taking any other medicine or any other types of supplements.
Possible side effect
Possible side effects include headaches, dizziness, being drowsi in the day time, fatigue, throat inflammation, mood changes, irritability, restlessness, nervousness.
The following drugs have been found to have certain interactions with Meloset: Fluvoxamine (Luvox) , sedative-type medications, blood-thinner medications (anticoagulants) such as warfarin, heparin, or aspirine, medications for diabetes; blood sugar may increase with melatonin caffeine, nifedipine.
In case you have missed a dose, do not take the following day a double dose to make up for the one you missed. Strictly follow the doctor’s orders at all times.
In case you are under the impression that you have overdosed, immediately contact 1-800-222-1222, or present yourself to your local emergency room as soon as possible.
Store Meloset at room temperature, avoiding moisture and direct sunlight and in a place where children do not have access.