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SGard Side Effects

Generic Name: melatonin

Note: This document contains side effect information about melatonin. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name SGard.

Applies to melatonin: oral capsule, oral liquid, oral solution, oral tablet, oral tablet disintegrating, oral tablet extended release, sublingual tablet

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Although not all side effects are known, melatonin (the active ingredient contained in SGard) is thought to be possibly safe when taken for a short period of time (up to 2 years in some people).

Common side effects may include:

  • daytime drowsiness;

  • depressed mood, feeling irritable;

  • stomach pain;

  • headache; or

  • dizziness.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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