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food interaction for MELSLUMB

alcohol interaction for MELSLUMB

pregnancy interaction for MELSLUMB

lactation interaction for MELSLUMB

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking melatonin with alcohol may cause sleepiness and the effects may become even stronger.
UNSAFE
Melslumb tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for MELSLUMB

Melatonin(3mg)

Uses

Melatonin is used in the treatment of insomnia (difficulty in sleeping) and jet lag.

How it works

Melatonin works like melatonin, a chemical messenger naturally produced in the brain. Melatonin helps to regulate the sleep-wake cycle.

Common side effects

Rash, Nervousness, Mood swings, Headache, Nausea, Nightmare, Decreased red blood cell count, Blurred vision, Night sweats, Abnormal liver function tests, Increased bilirubin in the blood, Visual impairment, Increased blood pressure, Depression, Dry mouth, Fainting, Vertigo, Palpitations, Protein in urine, Chest pain, Indigestion, Anxiety, Dizziness, Stomach pain, Itching, Weakness, Sleepiness, Migraine, Increase in body weight, Blood in urine, Increased glucose in urine, Loss of consciousness, Insomnia, Fatigue, Disorientation (alteration of mental status), Dry skin, Irritation, Psoriasis
Bromelain(20mg)

Uses

Bromelain is used in the treatment of pain and swelling.

How it works

Bromelain is an enzyme obtained from pineapple juice. It causes the body to produce substances that fight pain and swelling (inflammation). It also contains chemicals that interfere with the growth of tumor cells and slow blood clotting.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Altered menstrual cycle, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Shortness of breath, Tachycardia
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)(5mg)

Uses

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

How it works

Vitamin B6, principally in its biologically active coenzyme form pyridoxal 5'-phosphate, is involved in a wide range of biochemical reactions, including the metabolism of amino acids and glycogen, the synthesis of nucleic acids, hemogloblin, sphingomyelin and other sphingolipids, and the synthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA).

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Tightness sensation, Headache, Nausea, Sleepiness, Stomach upset, Pricking sensation, Tingling sensation

SUBSTITUTES for MELSLUMB

No substitutes found

Expert advice for MELSLUMB

  • 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).

Frequently asked questions for MELSLUMB

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.

Bromelain

Q.Is bromelain safe?
This drug is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is bromelain gluten free/ in pineapple?
Yes. Drug is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use. Yes, pineapple contains some amount of bromelain in it

Q.Is bromelain good for gout?
It is not indicated for gout, but may be used in treatment of joint pain. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Is bromelain safe to take before surgery?
No, it is not safe to take before surgery. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.How long can I take bromelain for?
Patient should take bromelain for prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Can I take bromelain with antibiotics/ibuprofen/prednisone/Coumadin?
No, taking other medicines may alter the effects of bromelain. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q.Does bromelain help with weight loss/swelling/inflammation?
Yes, it is used to reduce swelling, inflammation and helps with weight loss by getting rid of fat

Q.Does bromelain work?
Yes, it works at prescribed dose and duration for particular disease condition as advised by your doctor

Q.Does bromelain increase blood pressure/ thin the blood?
Bromelain causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. Always consult your doctor if you experience these side effects

Q.Does bromelain aid digestion?
It may aid digestion by contraction of smooth muscles, but is used to treat swelling and ulcers (ulcerative colitis). Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

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Content on this page was last updated on 05 October, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)