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Table 3 Effect of melatonin administration during MRI performing and patient evaulation after MRI

From: A solution based on melatonin, tryptophan, and vitamin B6 (Melamil Tripto©) for sedation in newborns during brain MRI

  2 mg (32) 3 mg (72) 4 mg [5] p-value
Quality of MRI
 Positive (patient, %) 26 (81,2%) 67 (93%) 5 (100%)  
 Diffucult (patient, %) 6 (17,8%) 2 (2,7%) 0 (0%)  
 Negative (patient, %) 0 (0%) 3 (4,3%) 0 (0%)  
     0,04
Waking state after MRI
 Awake, tends to fall asleep 10 (31,2%) 16 (22,2%) 0 (0%)  
 Awake if stimulated 3 (9,3%) 7 (9,8%) 0 (0%)  
 Awake 19 (59,5%) 49 (68%) 5 (100%)  
     0,6