Updated Information on Melatonin Is Available

Pharmacy Times, Volume 0, 0

The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) has developed abrochure, "Melatonin: The Basic Facts," to address the growinguse of melatonin to help improve sleep. The brochure answersthe following questions:

  • How does the sleep?wake cycle work?
  • What is melatonin?
  • Why is melatonin available without a prescription?
  • Why do individuals take melatonin?
  • What has been learned about melatonin from research studies?

For more information about the brochure, visit the NSF Website at www.sleepfoundation.org.