The Pennine Acute Hospitals
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4 Central nervous system
04-01-01 Hypnotics

Melatonin
Formulary
M/R tablets
unlicensedCapsules (unlicensed)
unlicensed Tablets (unlicensed)
unlicensed Oral liquid (unlicensed)


Green Traffic Light  applies when licensed product used in adult patients over 55

note The licensed M/R tablets can be crushed for administration in dysphagia or via enteral feeding tubes if necessary. This obviously means that they would no longer be 'modified release'.
Link  GMMMG Recommendation: Melatonin for insomnia
 

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