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To take HETLIOZ before bedtime at the same time every night.
- To skip the dose that night if they cannot take HETLIOZ at approximately the same time on a given night.
- To limit their activities to preparing for going to bed after taking HETLIOZ because HETLIOZ can potentially impair the performance of activities requiring complete mental alertness.
- That because of individual differences in circadian rhythms, daily use for several weeks or months may be necessary before benefit from HETLIOZ is observed.
- To swallow the capsule whole.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/29/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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