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Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2009 7:54 pm Post subject: melatonin

Is the use of a otc sleep aid containing melatonin harmful to a person with Parkinsons?Back to top

Dr. OkunJoined: 19 Jan 2007Posts: 251Location: University of Florida
Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:35 pm Post subject:

I am not aware of this being harmful. I also do not think this is the best sleep aid in PD. Make sure you report this to your doctor and get a specific sleep disorder diagnosis and have he/she tailor the therapy. Some people say melatonin is good for jet-lag!_________________Michael S. Okun, M.D.

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