LAMONIN 0.25MG TABLET

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Tas Med India Pvt Ltd

Composition for LAMONIN 0.25MG TABLET

Primarily used for

Insomnia, jet lag
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Lactation
15
₹1.5/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for LAMONIN TABLET

BIOCLOCK 0.25MG TABLET
Alchemist Life Science Ltd
₹2.15/tablet
43% costlier

Medicine Overview of LAMONIN TABLET

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Uses of LAMONIN TABLET

Lamonin 0.25mg tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia and jet lag.
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How to use LAMONIN TABLET

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. It is better to take Lamonin 0.25mg tablet with food.

How LAMONIN TABLET works

Lamonin 0.25mg tablet works like a chemical messenger in the brain that helps to regulate the sleep-wake cycle.

In Depth Information on LAMONIN TABLET

Expert advice for LAMONIN TABLET

  • 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).
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Warnings
Special precautions for LAMONIN 0.25MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking melatonin with alcohol may cause sleepiness and the effects may become even stronger.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Lamonin 0.25mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for LAMONIN 0.25MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Melatonin

Q. Is melatonin safe/ safe for kids?
Melatonin 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 melatonin for a nap?
Melatonin 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 melatonin addictive or habit forming?
No. Melatonin doesn't have addictive or habit forming potential as long as it is taken as advised by doctor
Q. Can I take melatonin with Ambien/ Zoloft/ Prozac/ Lexapro/ prednisone/ Nyquil/Advil/ Klonopin/ Cymbalta/ wine?
Melatonin increases the calming or sleep inducing effects of Ambien (Zolpidem), Prozac (fluoxetine) and Klonopin (clonazepam). No major interactions are reported during usage of melatonin 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 melatonin
Q. Is melatonin a hormone?
Melatonin is a natural, non-addicting hormone supplement that helps induce sleep by setting biological clock of the body
Q. Is melatonin available in India?
Yes, melatonin is available in India
Q. Can I take melatonin for an insomnia/ anxiety?
Melatonin has been indicated for the treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness) but not anxiety
Q. Can I take melatonin for long periods of time?
Melatonin 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 melatonin cause headaches/ constipation/ cancer/ acne?
Melatonin causes headaches and constipation in some patients. No data is available on whether it causes cancer or acne
Q. Does melatonin expire?
Like other medications, melatonin also expires. Expiry date is printed on medicine package/box, beyond which the medicine should not be used.
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