Summary

5-HTP powder

Dosage

  • Practitioner compounding only

Warnings

  • 5-HTP has not been extensively tested for its effects during pregnancy
  • Combining 5-HTP and Carbidopa can increase the risk of serotonergic side effects
  • Theoretically, concomitant use of 5-HTP with medications that cause sedation and/or serotonergic drugs might have additive effects, including serotonin syndrome
  • Stop taking this product if you experience any symptoms of dizziness, agitation, tremor, tachycardia or diarrhoea and consult your health practitioner
  • Always read the label
  • If symptoms persist, consult your healthcare professional
  • Dietary supplements should not replace a balanced diet

Formulation