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Jarrow Formulas Sleep Optimizer Capsule

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Uses of Jarrow Formulas Capsule

Jarrow Formulas Sleep Optimizer Capsule is used in the treatment of insomnia and jet lag.

Jarrow Formulas Capsule side effects

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Drowsiness

How to use Jarrow Formulas Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Jarrow Formulas Sleep Optimizer Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Jarrow Formulas Capsule works

Jarrow Formulas Sleep Optimizer Capsule is a natural hormone which regulates the sleep-wake cycle and helps you fall asleep.

Jarrow Formulas Capsule related warnings

Taking melatonin with alcohol may cause sleepiness and the effects may become even stronger.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Jarrow Formulas Sleep Optimizer Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Jarrow Formulas Sleep Optimizer Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Jarrow Formulas Sleep Optimizer Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, based on the limited information available it is advised that Jarrow Formulas Sleep Optimizer Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease.
Jarrow Formulas Sleep Optimizer Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Jarrow Formulas Sleep Optimizer Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is very limited experience on use of Jarrow Formulas Sleep Optimizer Capsule in patients with underlying liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Do not drive or use machinery after taking melatonin since it can make you feel drowsy.
  • Smoking may make melatonin less effective since it can increase the metabolism (breakdown) of melatonin by the liver.
  • Alcohol reduces the effectiveness of melatonin so must be avoided before, during or after taking melatonin.
  • Do not take melatonin if you are allergic to melatonin or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • Do not take melatonin if you are suffering from liver or kidney problems; if you have intolerance to some sugars; or have been suffering from an autoimmune disease (where the body is ‘attacked’ by its own immune system).

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Jarrow Formulas

Stress and insomnia problem please medicine prescribe
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Follow Dos and Avoid DONOTSDo's Maintain regular hours of bedtime and arising If hungry have a light snack before bedtime Regular exercise schedule Take an hour to wind down before going to bed If worried about something, write it down and deal with it in morning Keep the bedroom cool Keep the bedroom dark Keep the bedroom quietDONTS take nap Watch the clock so u know how bad ur insomnia is Exercise right before going to bed Watch TV in bed when u can't sleep Eat a heavy meal before bedtime Drink coffee in evening Use alcohol to help going to sleep Smoking Read in bed when u can't sleep Exercise in bed Talk on phone in bed"
I am feeling higher stress, phobia, severe anxiety, insomnia etc
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Anxiety is the result of a hyperarousal state of nervous system due to a low threshold for threat perception. In simpler words, it's an ongoing flight or fight response. It can elicit a neuro-hormonal response understood as Flight or Fright reaction kicking in physiological cascade of symptoms ranging from palpitations, tachycardia, breathlessness, increased bowel movement, increase frequency of urination, dizziness, muscle tension or pain, trembling, dizziness, blurring of vision to restlessness, confusion and fainting spells. Chronic stress causes prolonged anxiety response with the consequences of slowed cognition , lack of concentration, headaches, fluctuations in blood pressure, irritable bowel syndrome with persistent Bowel movement issues and increased wear and tear of body tissues. Other somatic symptoms can also be seen like feeling of obstruction in throat or thrust tightness, stomach ache, nausea, recurrent vomiting, increased body temperature, feeling of electrical sensations or ants on skin ( paresthesia) etc. The interest in routine activities like eating, socialising with friends and family and sex goes down. Identifying your stressors, learning to deal with them, de stressing regularly by doing something that makes one feel good, yoga and meditation are some non pharmacological strategies to deal with it. If the condition is persisting for a long time, it's better to see a psychiatrist.
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Q. Is Jarrow Formulas safe/ safe for kids?

Jarrow Formulas is safe when taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is however not recommended for use in children

Q. Can I take Jarrow Formulas for a nap?

Jarrow Formulas is to be taken if you have persistent difficulty in falling asleep or staying asleep or poor quality of sleep, that has no apparent cause. It should not be used for naps. Use should be strictly as per doctor's advice

Q. Is Jarrow Formulas addictive or habit forming?

No. Jarrow Formulas doesn't have addictive or habit forming potential as long as it is taken as advised by doctor

Q. Can I take Jarrow Formulas with Ambien/ Zoloft/ Prozac/ Lexapro/ prednisone/ Nyquil/Advil/ Klonopin/ Cymbalta/ wine?

Jarrow Formulas increases the calming or sleep inducing effects of Ambien (Zolpidem), Prozac (fluoxetine) and Klonopin (clonazepam). No major interactions are reported during usage of Jarrow Formulas and Zoloft (sertraline)/ Lexapro (escitalopram)/ prednisone/ Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine and pseudoephedrine)/ Advil (ibuprofen)/ Cymbalta (duloxetine). Alcohol in wine reduces the sleep inducing effect of Jarrow Formulas

Q. Is Jarrow Formulas a hormone?

Jarrow Formulas is a natural, non-addicting hormone supplement that helps induce sleep by setting biological clock of the body

Q. Is Jarrow Formulas available in India?

Yes, Jarrow Formulas is available in India

Q. Can I take Jarrow Formulas for an insomnia/ anxiety?

Jarrow Formulas has been indicated for the treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness) but not anxiety

Q. Can I take Jarrow Formulas for long periods of time?

Jarrow Formulas should be taken only for a period of 3 months (13 weeks) at a time. Further use should be strictly as per the doctor's advice

Q. Does Jarrow Formulas cause headaches/ constipation/ cancer/ acne?

Jarrow Formulas causes headaches and constipation in some patients. No data is available on whether it causes cancer or acne

Q. Does Jarrow Formulas expire?

Like other medications, Jarrow Formulas also expires. Expiry date is printed on medicine package/box, beyond which the medicine should not be used.
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60 capsules in 1 bottle