Melatonin

Melatonin is a hormone that regulates the sleep–wake cycle.It is primarily released by the pineal gland. As a supplement, it is often used for the short-term treatment of trouble sleeping such as from jet lag or shift work.
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Melatonin is a hormone that regulates the sleep–wake cycle.It is primarily released by the pineal gland. As a supplement, it is often used for the short-term treatment of trouble sleeping such as from jet lag or shift work. Evidence of benefit, however, is unclear. One review found onset of sleep occurred 6 minutes faster with use but found no change in total time asleep.It may work as well as the medication ramelteon.It is typically taken by mouth.

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Attribute nameAttribute value
CAS NO73-31-4
SynonymsMelatonin
FormulaC13H16N2O2
Molecular Weight232.28
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