Recommended use or purpose:
Helps to temporarily promote relaxation. Helps the body to metabolize carbohydrates. proteins, and fats, and helps in tissue formation. Helps to maintain the body's ability to metabolize nutrients. Helps increase the total sleep time (aspect of sleep quality) in people suffering from sleep restriction or altered sleep schedule. Helps to reduce the time it takes to fall asleep (sleep onset latency aspect of sleep quality) in people with delayed sleep phase disorder. Helps re-set the body's sleep-wake cycle (aspect of the circadian rhythm).
Consult a health care practitioner if sleeplessness persists continuously for more than 3 weeks. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use this product. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking carbidopa or drugs/supplements with serotonergic activity. These may include, but are not limited to, L-tryptophan, S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe), St. John's wort, antidepressants, pain killers, over the counter cough and cold medication containing dextromethorphan, anti-nausea medication and anti-migraine medication. Discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner if you show signs of weakness, oral ulcers, or abdominal pain accompanied by severe muscle pain. Consumption with alcohol, other drugs or natural health products with sedative properties is not recommended.
Do not use if you have scleroderma. Consumption with alcohol, other medications or natural health products with sedative properties is not recommended. If you are taking one of the following medications, consult a health care practitioner prior to use: anticoagulant, anticonvulsant, blood pressure medications, immunosuppressive medications, sedative, hypnotic or psychotropic medications, or steroids. If you have one of the following conditions, consult a health care practitioner prior to use: asthma, cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, depression, diabetes or hypoglycaemia, hormonal disorder, immune system disease, liver disease, migraine, or seizure disorders. If symptoms persist continuously for more than 4 weeks (chronic insomnia), consult your health care practitioner.
Known Adverse Reactions
Some people may experience drowsiness. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery, driving a motor vehicle or involved in activities requiring mental alertness. (With 5-HTP) some people may experience diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. (With melatonin) mild gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, vomiting, or cramping) or rare allergic reactions have been known to occur in which case, discontinue use.
List of non-medicinal ingredients:
- Microcrystalline cellulose