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Circadin PR (Melatonin Prolonged Release)

Drug:Circadin PR Tablet
Country:United Kingdom
Dosage:2 mg


Circadin PR (Melatonin Prolonged Release) is used to improve sleep quality and morning alertness in patients over 55 years of age with poor quality of sleep. People take melatonin to adjust the body’s internal clock. It is also used for jet lag, for adjusting to sleep-wake cycles in people who do shift-work, it helps people establish a day and night cycle. Melatonin belongs to a group of naturally occurring hormones produced in the body. Melatonin used as a medication is made synthetically in a lab. It works in the body by regulating night and day cycles or sleep-wake cycles.

Manufacturer Information

Canadian Pharmacy King currently offers the brand Circadin PR from United Kingdom. There is no generic available for this medication. Circadin PR is available in the strength of 2 mg tablets.

Side Effects

The common side effects may include daytime sleepiness, dizziness, headache, irritability, short-term feelings of depression and stomach cramps.

Talk to your doctor right away if you have any of the serious side effects such as:

• Blurred vision;
• Depression;
• Disorientation;
• Feeling your heartbeat;
• Loss of consciousness or fainting;
• Presence of red blood cells in the urine;
• Severe chest pain due to angina;
• Vertigo;
• Visual impairment

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please call your doctor if you have any further concerns or questions.

Customer Precautions

Melatonin is safe for most adults. This medication should not be taken in high doses if you are trying to become pregnant as it may have similar effects to birth control. It is best not to use Melatonin while pregnant or trying to become pregnant. Melatonin might make bleeding worse in people with bleeding disorders. This medication can make your symptoms of depression worse. Melatonin might increase blood sugar in people with diabetes. Do not use Melatonin if you take certain medications to control blood pressure as it can raise your blood pressure. Melatonin can increase immune function and can interfere with immunosuppressive therapy used by people who are receiving transplants.

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