Melatonin supplements come in tablet forms. They must be consumed 30 minutes before you go to sleep. Always begin with a small dosage and increase gradually. The following side effects have been reported so far:
The following side effects are reported in older adults:
- Restless legs
- Skin pigmentation
- Thrombosis (blood clots) – melatonin increases the release of calcium which combines with fibrinogen protein to form blood clots.