Melatonin (sedatives and medicines for sleep problems)

Melatonin (sedatives and medicines for sleep problems) is an active ingredient that is used in some medicines.

The active ingredient is the chemical in a medicine that makes it work. Medicines can have more than one active ingredient and be available under different brand names. Medicines include both active ingredients and inactive ingredients.

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The list below also includes links to brands of medicines that contain melatonin (sedatives and medicines for sleep problems), including their consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflets.

Consumers: If you have any questions about medicines, you can speak to one of our pharmacists at NPS Medicines Line by calling 1300 633 424. You can ring Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time (excluding NSW public holidays). For non-medicine products, further information may also be available from the manufacturer.

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12 Jun 2013 Circadin Tablets is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient melatonin (sedatives & medicines for sleep problems). Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Circadin Tablets by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
(Consumer publication)
05 Aug 2011 Melatonin prolonged-release tablets (Circadin) can be used by people over 55 years of age to treat sleeping problems (insomnia) not caused by other physical or psychological conditions.

Medicine brands that contain melatonin (sedatives and medicines for sleep problems)