MelatonVET 60 vcaps

MelatonVET 60 vcaps
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MelatonVET | Thorne Vet

Provides 3 mg of melatonin – sufficient for most pet needs

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Melatonin, the primary hormone of the pineal gland, acts as a powerful "chronobiotic," helping to maintain normal circadian rhythms. Synthesis of melatonin from the amino acid tryptophan is usually decreased during the aging process. In pets having difficulty sleeping or with altered circadian rhythms, such as occurs in elderly pets, supplementation with melatonin can help provide the resynchronization of those cycles, at amounts ranging from 0.3-5.0 mg.

Melatonin is also a potent antioxidant. Adequate melatonin levels have been reported to be a positive factor for cardiovascular, neuroendocrine, and bone health. In addition, melatonin has been documented in veterinary studies as achieving positive results in alopecia X and Cushing's syndrome.

Melatonin administration exerts a sedative-like effect in amounts of 0.3-5.0 mg. When taken before onset of a pet's own melatonin secretion, even low amounts of melatonin can promote sleep. Melatonin is thought to potentiate the effects of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) via direct interaction with GABA receptors, thus resulting in relaxation. Research indicates melatonin exerts a sleep-promoting action by decreasing the time needed to fall asleep, improving the ability to stay asleep, and enhancing the depth of sleep.

Thorne Vet's MelatonVET supplies 3 mg of melatonin in each capsule. This potency is ideal for those pets requiring a moderate amount of melatonin

MelatonVET 60 vcaps| Thorne Vet

Active Ingredients per Capsule:
Melatonin 3 mg.
Inactive Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Leucine, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Silicon Dioxide.

For use in cats and dogs only.

Recommended to maintain calmness and healthy endocrine function. 

Directions for Use: 
Cats: ½ capsule in the morning
Dogs: 1 capsule, ½ hour before bedtime


Safe use in pregnant animals or animals intended for breeding has not been proven.

If animal's condition worsens or does not improve, stop product administration and consult your veterinarian.

Caution with concomitant use of MAO inhibitors and sedatives.

Potential drug interactions.

For animal use only.

Keep out of the reach of children and animals. In case of accidental overdose, contact a health professional immediately.

The Cautions and Warnings for individual Thorne Vet products are required to be included on the label by the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) and were written by the NASC's Scientific Advisory Risk Assessment Committee

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