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Cihorrsis and Melatonin question

Can a person with cihorrsis of the liver take melatonin to help with sleeping?
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444337 tn?1428073510
After some quick searching on reputable sites, Melatonin does not appear to interact negatively with the liver.

On Mayo, I found a paragraph that says: "Early research found that melatonin may improve liver function in people with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis"

They also indicate more research is needed to confirm this. Below is the page from which I quoted:


The recurring admonishment is always, when in doubt, ask your physician.
683231 tn?1467323017
You may want t ask your question in the cirrhosis of the liver community. This is the Hepatitis C community although there is some overlap between the two groups.

If you are having sleep reversal problems that is definitely a symptom you should discuss with your doctor as it could be a symptom of hepatic encephalopathy in a patient with cirrhosis

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