5-HTP, also know in its technical term 5-Hydroxytryptophan and oxitriptan, is a chemical precursor and a naturally occurring amino acid. 5-HTP is used to help people who suffer from anxiety, migraines, insomnia, depression, and tension-type headaches, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), seizures, sexual disorders, obesity, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), and Parkinson's disease.
Whats the dosage?
Take 1 - 3 capsules per day as required, or as directed by your health care professional.
What does it contain?
Each capsule contains 100mg of pure 5-htp, with the co-factors pydoxine (vitamin B6), niacin (vitamin B3) and the bioavailability enhancer, black pepper.
Is there any drug interactions?
Do not take 5-HTP If you are on any other drugs or supplements check with your doctor first. Overdose or drug interactions that increase serotonin too much may cause serious side effects including heart problems, shivering, and anxiety. If you are taking medications for depression including Prozac, or serotonin altering drugs like Tramadol.
What are the side effects?
Potential side effects of 5-HTP include heartburn, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, drowsiness, sexual problems, and muscle problems. If you experience side effects lower dose, or stop taking and consult your doctor.
How long will it take to get my order?
All items are dispatched daily. Order before 3pm it will be shipped that day. Does it come with a money back guarantee?
If you are not satisfied with our 5-HTP, you can return it for a full money back refund. See our FAQ page for full details.