Dosage & warnings
Practitioner compounding only
Due to the risk of reaching excessively elevated serotonin levels, 5HTP is contraindicated in those taking SSRI (or any other serotonin modifying) medications. Diminish use in all other individuals who present with any symptoms of dizziness, agitation, tremor, tachycardia or diarrhoea following administration.
5HTP has not been extensively tested for its effects during pregnancy.
Health practitioners may prefer to avoid its use during pregnancy or lactation, unless confident that its impact can be reasonably deemed to be safe or beneficial.
Only take as directed.