Melatonin supplementation for Sleep Disorder

Rothman Orthopaedics at Egg Harbor Township, Egg Harbor Township, NJ
melatoninN/AWaitlist AvailableResearch Sponsored by Rothman Institute Orthopaedics

Study Summary

The purpose of this study is to investigate if oral melatonin reduces postoperative sleep 18 disturbances and narcotics use. We will enroll patients undergoing primary arthroscopic rotator 19 cuff repair (ARCR) at the Rothman Institute.

Eligible Conditions
  • Sleep Disorder

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~6 weeks post-surgery
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 6 weeks post-surgery for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Pittsburg Sleep Quality Index (PSQI)

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Active Control
Group I: No supplementationActive Control1 Intervention
Group II: Melatonin supplementationActive Control1 Intervention
5mg melatonin tablets to be taken for 6 weeks
~18 spots leftby Sep 2024