Are There Any Regulations for the Use of Melatonin?

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It's amazing to me but there are no regulations surrounding melatonin here in the United States. As an example in Europe and many places it's by prescription only, and what that tells me is there needs to be regulation on melatonin here in the United States, so don't just walk into your local health food store, grab a bottle of melatonin and start taking it, speak with your doctor make sure it's going to be safe for you.

So keep in mind the correct dosage is anywhere from a half to one milligram, you take it 90 minutes before bed and you don't want to take it for longer than two weeks. If you need something for longer than two weeks, it's time to talk to your doctor.