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Are there any warnings associated with taking ramelteon?

You should know that medicines such as ramelteon (those classified as hypnotics/sedatives) may cause you to have strange thoughts, such as hallucinations. If you are depressed, it's possible that you may think about harming or killing yourself.

Ramelteon can impair your physical and mental abilities, especially if you drink alcohol with it. Until you know how you will react to this drug, do not undertake complicated or dangerous activities, like operating machinery or driving a car.

You may also experience strange sleep behaviors, such as sleepwalking or driving while asleep.

You could have a severe allergic reaction to this drug, with life-threatening symptoms such as difficulty breathing. Finally, be aware that ramelteon can lead to hormonal changes; you could experience irregular periods or a decrease in sex drive.

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