Circadin SR 2mg (melatonin)
What is Circadin?
Circadin is a medication used to regulate sleep patterns especially after travelling through different time zones. It's most effective when treating jet lag as the active ingredient melatonin signals to your body that it's time to sleep.
How does it work?
Circadin tablets contain the hormone melatonin. Melatonin is released naturally in the body when it gets dark and tells your body that it should be sleeping. When you're travelling, your internal body clock has shifted and the body may not recognise that it's time to sleep. Using Circadin will ensure the body receives melatonin and begins to settle into sleep.
Is Circadin right for me?
Circadin is very useful when you have moved time zones, especially if the sun stays up longer, or goes down earlier compared to your home area.
All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however these do not always occur.
- Abdominal pain
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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.
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Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Circadin
Take one or two capsules just prior to bedtime on arrival at destination. Continue for a few days (maximum 5 days) until sleep pattern is established.
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What is the dosage of Circadin for adults?
The recommended dosage of Circadin for adults is 2 mg once daily, taken at bedtime.
When can I use Circadin?
You can use Circadin at any time of day. However, it is best to take it at bedtime so that it does not interfere with your sleep.
Is this medication suitable for me?
Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.
How is the medication delivered?
All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.
What is the Circadin 2mg dose for a child?
There is no recommended dose for children. Circadin is not approved for use in children.
Does Circadin make you sleep?
There is no definitive answer to this question since everyone reacts differently to medication. However, Circadin is designed to help people with insomnia fall asleep and stay asleep. So, it is likely that it will make you sleepier than usual. If you have any concerns, be sure to speak with your doctor.
How do I order my medication?
Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.
Can I cancel or return my order?
For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.
You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.