Effectiveness Rating for Melatonin's Ability to Increase Total Sleep Time

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well melatonin is able to increase total sleep time. The overall rating for this claim is 2.5 out of 3. The research shows the supplement's ability to deliver on this particular claim is warranted. Using Melatonin to increase total sleep time will most likely lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Melatonin's Ability to Increase Total Sleep Time

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 6 studies in the database on melatonin; the confidence rating is 120. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.


Title of Study
Melatonin treatment in individuals with intellectual disability and chronic insomnia: a randomized placebo-controlled study
Repeated Melatonin Supplementation Improves Sleep in Hypertensive Patients Treated with Beta-Blockers: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Melatonin Supplementation for Children With Atopic Dermatitis and Sleep Disturbance
The use of Melatonin in children with neurodevelopmental disorders and impaired sleep: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel study (MENDS)
Melatonin for sleep problems in children with neurodevelopmental disorders: randomised double masked placebo controlled trial
Melatonin osteoporosis prevention study (MOPS): a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study examining the effects of melatonin on bone health and quality of life in perimenopausal women