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    Suggest dosage for Melatonin for chronic insomnia

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Posted on Wed, 2 Aug 2017 in Sleep Disorders
Question: How much melatonin is ok to take per night for chronic insomnia?
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Answered by Dr. Jnikolla 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Usually 0.3 mg once

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome in HealthcareMagic.

I can understand your concern

According to the guidelines Melatonin in your age for chronic insomnia may be used 0.3 mg once orally two hours before sleeping at night up to six months

However It is your treating doctor that will decide better for the dose you need based on your severity of the situation and clinical picture.

Please discuss with your doctor before taking them because they have side effects too.

Regards and feel free to ask me again

Dr.Jolanda
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Follow up: Dr. Jnikolla 11 hours later
Thank you so much for answering my question.
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Answered by Dr. Jnikolla 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Welcome

Detailed Answer:
Hi again

You are welcome anytime

Take care

Dr.Jolanda
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