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Drug information on Zytonin (Melatonin) from Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd. (Alidac)


Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd. (Alidac)
Generic : Melatonin
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Drug Name : Melatonin

Melatonin(Melatonin Time Release) generic Zytonin is a light-sensitive hormone, prescribed for management of jet lag and other sleep disorders. It can also be used in the treatment of cluster headaches.
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Other Trade Names for Melatonin

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International : 

Melatonin Time Release, Vespro Melatonin, Health Aid Melatonin, Sgard

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Medical Condition(s) for which Zytonin may be prescribed

Side effects of Zytonin

Drowsiness, change in sleep pattern and headache.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended dose is 3-5 mg given at bedtime.

How to use Zytonin?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, at bedtime.

When is Zytonin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with poor immunity, who are taking immunosuppressants, hypersensitivity, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Warnings and Precautions for Zytonin

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney problems, depression or history of seizures, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

Other Precautions for Zytonin

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Zytonin

Store it at room temperature (25°C).

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