Frequently Asked Questions
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start taking ramelteon and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually 30 minutes before bedtime. Do not take ramelteon with or immediately after a high-fat meal because fat can affect how well this drug works.The manufacturer directs not to break the tablet before taking it. However, many similar drugs (immediate-release tablets) can be broken. Follow your doctor's directions on how to take this medication.Do not take a dose of this medication unless you have time for a full night's sleep that lasts at least 7 to 8 hours.Your dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Do not increase your dose or take it more frequently than prescribed.Inform your doctor if you have any changes in mood (such as feelings of depression), if you continue to have trouble falling asleep, or if your insomnia worsens.
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