Melatonin has not only been found to function as a fantastic sleep aid, but it can also help to enhance a person’s mood and cognitive function, it can help prevent migraines, it can strengthen immunity, and it can even enhance a person’s muscle mass.
Health Canada Recommended Dose (capsules): Adults: 1 Capsule(s) 1 - 3 time(s) per day. Do not drive or use machinery for 5 hours after taking melatonin. Take once a day, at or before bedtime, after darkness has fallen, while travelling, and at destination until adaptation to the new daily pattern. Jet Lag: Take once a day at bedtime after darkness has fallen, while travelling, and at destination until adaptation to the new daily pattern.
Ingredients Per Capsule
Medicinal Ingredients (per capsule): Melatonin (N-Acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine) ...................................................... 3 mg
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Gelatin.
Potential side effects
As with all new supplements, always consult your doctor before using any new products, and discontinue usage if you experience any adverse side effects. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should not use this supplement, as not enough is known about its safety. Although considered safe and very beneficial, some users have experienced the following side effects when using this product, especially when the recommended daily dosage was exceeded:
- Stomach cramps
- Interactions with other medications
- Dizzy spells
Known Adverse Reactions: Mild gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, vomiting, or cramping) have been known to occur in which case, discontinue use. Rare allergic reactions have been known to occur in which case, discontinue use.
Contraindications: If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use this product.
Caution: Not intended for children, pregnant, or breastfeeding women. Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use. Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you have health conditions. Store in a cool dry place away from children. Do not use if seal is broken.
Allergy Statement: This product is made in a facility that handles milk products, gluten, shellfish, soy, peanuts and other tree nuts.
Disclaimer: The above description does not constitute medical advice and is for informational purposes only and has not been evaluated by Health Canada, CFIA, or FDA. Please consult a properly licensed medical professional before consuming nutritional supplements. This product is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure any disease.