Melatonin 5 mg SR is a potent free radical scavenger naturally produced in the pineal gland and present in high amounts in the gastrointestinal tract.* It is involved in many of the body, brain, and glandular biological functions including regulation of normal sleep/wake cycles, regulation of the immune system, and maintenance of a healthy gastrointestinal lining.* NOW® Melatonin Sustained Release Tablets allow for steady release and more gradual, sustained utilization.
This sustained-release tablet is formulated to release over a 4-hour period.
Natural color variation may occur in this product.
Take 1 tablet daily near bedtime with water.
For adults only at bedtime. Not for pregnant or nursing women. May cause drowsiness. Do not use it in conjunction with alcoholic beverages, when driving a vehicle, or while operating machinery. Consult a physician if taking medication (especially sedatives and anti-depressants) or have a medical condition (including depression, high blood pressure, and epilepsy). Keep out of reach of children.