I'm used to taking one 5mg of melatonin but I was wondering if it were safe to take two 5 mg tablets in one night. Just for the beginning of the year to get back on normal sleeping habits

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ANSWER #1 of 4

I'm not aware of any danger from melatonin but high doses can cause headaches, nausea, nightmares, and daytime grogginess.

ANSWER #2 of 4

5mg is a rather large dose of melatonin; many times what our bodies produce.

If 5mg isn't working for you 10mg probably won't either. If you have trouble sleeping you should talk to your doctor.

ANSWER #3 of 4

I didn't ask if it would work I asked if it would be safe! Would it be an overdose or no?

ANSWER #4 of 4

I would not recommend double dosing on melatonin or anything as such unless it is 'okayed' by your doctor first.

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