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melatonin works and its a natural !!


melatonin has me consistently up 20 points into the 60k / 70k range .. as an over the counter supplement its a god send .. please try it !!!!!!! for me i am thrilled that it works and not a drug with all those side effects >

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Afaik, it's not something you can get without prescription in the UK, at least the last time I tried.

afraik .. just order it on line like from G N C or any vitamin seller .. google melatonin and you will see it has a direct link to elevated blood platelets bro .. for me its a god send and keeps me out of the danger zone .. stay in touch .. jimmy

I tried to buy it at a well known health shop in the UK where I buy all my vitamins, and was firmly told not without a prescription.

Melatonin may be over the counter in some countries but its not in many countries, just because it occurs naturally in the body does not mean it will be problem free for everyone to take it as an additional supplement .

I just did a search and the common side effects are Headache, Nausea, Dizziness, Drowsiness and the less comon side effects are depression, mild tremor, mild anxiety, abdominal cramps, irritability, reduced alertness, confusion or disorientation, and abnormally low blood pressure.

So if it is working for you good but for most it best to check with your doctor.

I’m trying Melatonin right now. My counts are typically between 20k and 25k, doctor put me on Prednisone but my counts barely changed so he weaned me. I’m hoping the Melatonin helps.

Glad you have had positive results, wishing you all the best.

Kindest regards,


rizzo1018 in reply to BAT28

hey barry .. yes the melatonin has helped me stay out of the danger zonw .. ( 50s ) yesterday i was at 40 k so i was a little disappointd .. you have the bleeding and thats ugly bro and i pray for you . i have had brusing but thats all so far .. also i am on 75 mg. of promacta ( max dose ) which now seems to not work as good as b4 ?? next week i do a bone marrow biopsy ??? strongly considering spleen removad and seeking opinions ?? spleen removal is the only way out of this but not a sure bet >> i am taking 5mg. of the melatonin . i am in the u s a ( florida ) where are you ?? stay in touch and we can help each other .. jimmy .. .............................. i did the prednisone and it was a horrow show ( 10 mg ) didnt sleep for weeks ..

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