5-Htp

£15.70

SKU: AOR04329 Category:

Description

5-HTP is 5-hydroxytryptophan, a metabolite of tryptophan, and an essential precursor of serotonin and melatonin in the body. Each capsule provides 50mg of 5HTP making it easy to adjust intake for those that prefer to use different levels as the need arises. Note: This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, nor should supplements be used as a substitute for a balanced diet. Not intended for pregnant/breastfeeding mothers or children under 18. Do not exceed the recommended dose.

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Ingredients

Per capsule: 50mg L-5-Hydroxytryptophan. Non-medicinal ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose. Capsule: Hypromellose.

Warnings

Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen and for use beyond one year. Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if taking carbidopa or drugs/supplements with serotonergic activity, including, but not limited to, L-tryptophan, SAMe, St. John’s Wort, antidepressants, painkillers, cough/cold medication containing dextromethorphan, anti-nausea medication or anti-migraine medication. Some people may experience gastrointestinal disturbances such as diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. May cause drowsiness; exercise caution if driving or operating heavy machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness. Discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner if you experience skin changes, weakness, oral ulcers, or abdominal pain accompanied by severe muscle pain. Do not use if you have scleroderma. Do not take if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to conceive. Not to be used by individuals under the age of 18 or those with a medical condition.

Suggested Use

Adult: For healthy mood balance, take 1-2 capsules three times daily with food; for the relief of symptoms of fibromyalgia, take 2 capsules three to four times daily with food, or as directed by a qualified healthcare practitioner. To minimize gastrointestinal side effect risk, start at 50-100 mg, 2-3 times daily and slowly increase to an effective dose over 2 weeks. Use for a minimum of 1 week to see beneficial effects for mood balance and 2 weeks for the alleviation of fibromyalgia symptoms.

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