Nowadays lots of people suffer from insomnia and other sleep disturbances which can be poor sleep, difficulty to fall asleep, short sleep which does not bring rest.
During night hours our body produces melatonin, the hormone responsible for the regular, strong and healthy sleep. With age the production of this hormone reduces, besides, such factors as health conditions and light may restrict the amount of this hormone.
Melatonin main function is to adjust certain biological function including sleep. It the amount of this hormone gets reduced, a person can experience serious sleep problems.
Circadin, a melatonin receptor agonist was invented to prevent the sleeping problems and maintain the duration of sleep as well as improve the quality of sleep.
The medicine has an indication for being used as monotherapy for the short-dated treatment of primary insomnia in people from the age of 55.
Circadin contains melatonin which is gradually released during night hours. It means that a person gets a certain amount of melatonin during 8-10 hours.
The medicine is produced in prolonged-release tablets containing 2 mg of the active substance.
The clinical research shows that Circadin is well tolerated and helps to make the night sleep better and allows the patients feel rested and full of energy.
Circadin is approved for treatment for up to 13 weeks. It is used as a single medicine and has lots of other benefits.
Circadin works to increase the amount of melatonin in the body so patients have better sleep and thus good vitality.
How to use Circadin?
The recommended dose of Circadin is one tablet per day. A person should use it 1-2 hours before going to bed. Circadin can be used as an insomnia treatment for up to 13 weeks.
Circadin use in travel
Lots of travellers experience sleep disturbances because of time zone changes.
Before flight in the east direction it is recommended to use Circadin in the early evening. And then the following 4-5 days at bedtime after arrival.
If you travel in the west direction, Circadin is recommended for 4-5 days at bedtime when you arrive in the new time zone.
Possible adverse reactions of Circadin
Possible unwanted reactions of Circadin usage may include:
depression, dizziness, enuresis, excessive daytime somnolence, headache, and nausea.