Melatonin 20mg

Melatonin, in capsule form awith 20 mg per capsule strength is mainly used in cancer.

Normal use of melatonin is for jet-lag and to induce better sleep and small doses of 1-5mg are warranted.

Cancer studies (mainly by Lissoni) using melatonin however, deployed higher doses of 20mg and reported beneficial results.

Relevant references:

Melatonin in clinical oncology. Bartsch C, Bartsch H, Karasek M. Neuro Endocrinol Lett. 2002 Apr;23 Suppl 1:30-8.

Is there a role for melatonin in supportive care? Lissoni P.Support Care Cancer. 2002 Mar;10(2):110-6.

Dose: one 20mg capsule at bedtime as directed by a qualified health professional.  One bottle contains 60 capsules.




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