Melatonin 'should not be prescribed on NHS for jet lag'

It is 'inappropriate' to make melatonin available on the NHS to treat jet lag, according to the authors of a review in Drugs and Therapeutics Bulletin.

by Chloe Harman
People with jet lag typically experience poor sleep, reduced mental performance, increased fatigue and gastrointestinal disturbances. | GETTY IMAGES
People with jet lag typically experience poor sleep, reduced mental performance, increased fatigue and gastrointestinal disturbances. | GETTY IMAGES

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