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MY grandson was given bioglan melatonin. At nine and being

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MY grandson was given bioglan melatonin . At nine and being autistic is this medicine suitable for his Age We have just returned hospitL where he had an enema after he was carried into emergency department
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
melatonin hormone is a hormone produced in children and adults pituitary glands used to help us sleep at night time.
in most studies in children, long term use of melatonin has been found to be safe.
so it should be safe for autistic children as well
does he have problems sleeping?
what dose of melatonin they his doctors prescribe for him?