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PureZzz FAQ

A: The sleep experts at Vicks ZzzQuil created PURE Zzzs to give you a drug free alternative to our bestselling ZzzQuil sleep aid. Our original ZzzQuil formula has the active ingredient Diphenhydramine HCL, an antihistamine, while our PURE Zzzs formula has the hormone melatonin. While both lines help you fall asleep, we’ve provided this drug free alternative to our proven sleep aids line so that you can choose the product that works best for you.

A: We recommend starting with a low dose until you know how your body reacts. PURE Zzzs products are made with an optimal amount of melatonin (1-2mg) per dose shown to help regulate your sleep cycle for no next day grogginess*.

A: There are 1-2mg of melatonin in each dose of ZzzQuil™ PURE Zzzs™.

A: PURE Zzzs is drug-free & non-habit-forming, and you can take it every night, but you don’t have to. Because it can be taken as needed, PURE Zzzs is a great choice for people who travel across time zones often or have occasional sleepless nights.

A: No. Unlike more powerful, prescription sleep aids, melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone that works with your body’s circadian rhythm. You cannot get addicted to melatonin gummies and will not suffer adverse effects when you discontinue use. You may take it as needed and stop when you feel it is no longer needed.

A: Data shows that when you take the recommended dose of melatonin, next day grogginess is not expected. However there are many factors that could influence how rested you feel. This could include the number of hours you sleep. We recommend you take ZzzQuil PURE Zzzs when you can allow more than 6 hours of sleep, and that you practice excellent sleep hygiene habits.

A: This product is for ages 18 and up. However, we do have a melatonin product made for kids (ages 4+). Vicks PURE Zzzs Kidz melatonin gummies are a great choice for parents who have a child struggling to fall or stay asleep. They are a great natural-acting alternative to prescription sleep aids and have been specially crafted for children.

A: Consult with a health care professional before taking ZzzQuil PURE Zzzs if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are nursing.

A: We recommend taking one to two gummies 30 minutes before bedtime. For best results, use nightly and allow more than 6 hours of sleep.

A: Yes, PURE Zzzs Melatonin gummies do contain soy.

A: No. We specially made our gummies without any wheat or gluten.

A: No. Our gummies do not contain gelatin.

A: You should store ZzzQuil PURE Zzzs Gummies in a dry, cool place.

A: ZzzQuil PURE Zzzs Melatonin Gummies are manufactured in the USA.

A: Our product is regulated under the Federal Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act. The FDA is authorized to investigate and monitor the safety of our products.