Melatonin

What is Melatonin?

A substance formed by the mammalian pineal gland, which appears to depress gonadal function in mammals and causes contraction of amphibian melanophores; a precursor is serotonin. Melatonin is rapidly metabolized and is taken up by all tissues. It is involved in circadian rhythms.

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yes is there a problem with taking melatonin at bed time and valerian 2 hours earlier

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Brief Answer:
No

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Welcome and thanks for your query.
There is no known adverse interaction between Melatonin and Valerian...

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Im taking 4 mg/melatonin and 7.5mg/temazepam and 100 mg/gabapentin at bedtime. I sleep about 2 hrs then sleep on & off. Would valerian be better...

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probably not...

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sleeping difficulties are common in individuals older than 60 years. Melatonin may help with...

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can melatonin interact with coumadin to cause blood in urine

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NO!

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There is no interaction between coumadins and melatonin....

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