Is Melatonin Beneficial for Pediatric Patients With Sleep Disorders?

 ADHD in the News 2019-05-30

The review included 2 trials in patients with ADHD (n=278) and 2 trials in patients with autism (n=124). According to the analysis, overall sleep quality was improved with minimal risk of adverse events in these populations. The study authors recommended that melatonin only be used following optimization of stimulant dosing in patients with ADHD.