According to Unisom.com, adults and children aged 12 or older should take one Unisom sleepgel orally at bedtime. Taking the product upon waking in the middle of the night is not recommended, as it can cause morning drowsiness. Unsiom sleepgels should not be taken for more than two weeks.
Drugs.com explains that Unisom sleepgels may cause blurred vision and it is important to take extra precautions while driving or participating in activities that require alertness. It is recommended that individuals taking Unisom sleepgels seek immediate medical attention if they experience symptoms such as rapid heartbeat, difficulty urinating or confusion. Common side effects include drowsiness, dry eyes, dry mouth and constipation.