- Provides L-5-HTP, a precursor to serotonin
- Improves sleep patterns & may help alleviate migraines
- Flexible dosing options for varying needs
- Gluten Free
- Dairy Free
Directions: Adult Dosage: Take 1 capsule three times daily with food, or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner. To minimize gastrointestinal side effect risk, slowly increase dose over a 2-week period. Use for a minimum of 1 week to see beneficial effects for mood balance and 2 weeks for the alleviation of fibromyalgia symptoms. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen or for use beyond 1 year.
Cautions: Consult a health care 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, pain killers, cough/cold medication containing dextromethorphan, anti-nausea medication or anti-migraine medication. Discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner if you experience skin changes, weakness, oral ulcers, or abdominal pain accompanied by severe muscle pain. Some people may experience gastrointestinal disturbances such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. May cause drowsiness, exercise caution if driving or operating heavy machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness. Do not use if you have scleroderma. Not to be used by individuals under the age of 18 or those with a medical condition.
Pregnancy/Nursing: Do not take if pregnant, nursing or trying to conceive