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Works, With a Catch
Melatonin
by Otto
Citation:   Otto. "Works, With a Catch: An Experience with Melatonin (exp72641)". Erowid.org. Jul 19, 2008. erowid.org/exp/72641

 
DOSE:
  repeated oral Melatonin (pill / tablet)

BODY WEIGHT: 165 lb


Lately, I've been making a rather bad habit of staying up until 3 or 4 in the morning. I couldn't wake up early enough that I could make it through the day without passing out late afternoon. Waking up again around 11, and then staying up until early morning could not go on.

Went to the drug store, got the melatonin, tried it. Worked like a charm. Within a few days, I'd be in bed by about 12-1am and be up at about 8 or 9.

However, once sleeping pattern is re-organized, I should have discontinued use. I feel like a can't concentrate at all during the daytime. Dark circles under my eyes, just completely out of it.

Exp Year: 2008ExpID: 72641
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Jul 19, 2008Views: 18,693
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Melatonin (94) : Health Problems (27), Health Benefits (32), Multi-Day Experience (13), Retrospective / Summary (11), Not Applicable (38)

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