Melatonin is a natural substance secreted by the pineal gland in the brain. Recognized as a key element in regulating the body’s daily metabolic rates, melatonin is synchronized with our biological clock and dictates changes in our metabolic activity.
Irregularities in melatonin production can cause sleep problems, lethargy and mood disorders. With age, melatonin production can become sluggish. The total amount of melatonin decreases substantially and the day-night cycle becomes less pronounced. Such deficiencies cause sleeplessness, and the melatonin needs to be replenished for sleep to be optimally restored.
Jamieson’s Melatonin 3 mg Fast-Dissolving Tablets are derived from a non-animal source for guaranteed safety. Each tablet dissolves quickly and is absorbed immediately by the body so you can sleep fast!
Serving Size: 1 tablet
Quantity: 100 tablets
Melatonin (non-animal, synthetic source) 3 mg.
Excipients: Mannitol, Dextrose, Cellulose, Crospovidone, Calcium Carbonate, Xylitol, Dicalcium Phosphate, Vegetable Stearic Acid, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate, Silica.
Drug Interactions: Anti-depressant medications, antipsychotic medications, blood pressure medications, blood thinning medications, anticoagulants, steroids and immuno-suppressant medications, dietary supplements such as 5-HTP, kava kava, or valerian in combination with melatonin may increase its sedative side effects.
Nutrient Depletions: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), calcium channel blockers (nifedipine, verapamil, diltiazem, amlodipine, nimodipine, felodipine, nisoldipine, beprimil), beta-blockers may reduce melatonin production in the body, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, caffeine, tobacco, alcohol can all diminish levels of melatonin in the body.
Warnings and Precautions: Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have a hormonal disorder, diabetes, liver or kidney disease, cerebral palsy, seizure disorders, migraine, depression and/or hypertension or if you are taking blood pressure or sedative/hypnotic medications. Do not use if you are taking immunosuppressive drugs or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Do not drive or use machinery for five hours after taking melatonin.
Toxicity, Adverse Warnings and Side Effects: None known when taken as directed.
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