Melatonin is used for short-term treatment of insomnia (difficulty sleeping).
It may also be used for other conditions. Check with your healthcare professional if you are unsure why you are given this medication.
The mentioned side effects generally affect up to 10% of patients.
Most of the side effects listed here will improve with time. Speak to your doctor if they continue, get worse or are affecting your daily life.
Rarely this medication may cause:
If you experience any of these side effects, you should stop your medication and inform your healthcare professional immediately.
Please also take note that not all possible side effects are listed above. If you have any concerns about your medication, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Inform your healthcare professional if: