Melatonin Overdose

Melatonin Overdose

Learn about symptoms in Children and Adults

Melatonin Overdose is not really dangerous, but the timed release of melatonin can cause drug interactions that can be detrimental to your health and even cause death.

There has not been any known side effects.

Too much of anything including melatonin is bad. But just in case you plan on “oding” on melatoninhere is why you should not.

The human body producesabout 0.1mg of melatonin daily. An overdose simply means that you have ingestedover 20-50 mg. The basic dosage that most melatonin supplements contain isbetween 3-5 mg per tablet. The results you get might differfrom your next doorneighbor due to diverse medical reasons. Symptomscould include the following;

  • Tremor
  • Drowsiness
  • Confusion
  • Headaches
  • Weakness
  • Disorientation
  • Lethargy
  • Liver Issues
  • Eye Issues
  • Depression
  • Seizures
  • Speech Impediment and
  • Psychotic Thought Patterns

If you suspect you orsomeone else has overdosed on melatonin you need to seek medical attentionimmediately. The symptoms will have to be treated.

Overdose mayalso lower your blood pressure beyond normal. Patients with high bloodpressure, liver or nerve disorders should be pre-screened before being offermelatonin.

 

 

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