Where Can I Get Melatonin In South Africa

What is Melatonin?

Melatonin is a natural compound, specifically an indoleamine, produced by and found in different organisms including bacteria and eukaryotes.

It was discovered by Aaron B. Lerner and colleagues in 1958 as a substance of the pineal gland from cow that could induce skin lightening in common frogs.

Where Can I Get Melatonin In South Africa?

Feel Healthy

Address: 13 Northfield Ave, Glenhazel, Johannesburg, 2192, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5 pm

Phone: +27 11 786 9539


Address: Shop BL14, Cresta Shopping Centre, Cnr Beyers Naudé & Weltevreden, Cresta, Johannesburg, 2194, South Africa

Phone: +27 11 431 0021

Your Wellbeing Pty Ltd

Address: 65 Central St, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, 2198, South Africa

Areas served: Limpopo and nearby areas

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5 pm

Phone: +27 10 003 3521

Are melatonin tablets prescription only?

Melatonin is available on prescription only. It comes as standard tablets, slow-release tablets, capsules and a liquid that you drink.

How long does melatonin make you sleep?

Melatonin supplements are fast-acting sleep aids that can last up to five hours. However, the exact time melatonin lasts depends on the dose, the formulation. View Source, and the individual.

How much melatonin does it take to fall asleep fast?

The usual starting dose is one 2mg slow-release tablet taken 30 minutes to 1 hour before bedtime.

Sometimes the dose may gradually be increased to 2 to 3 tablets before bedtime, depending on how well it works and whether you have any side effects. The maximum dose is 5 tablets (10mg) once daily.