5-HTP 50 mg 120 vcapsules
Carbidopa may increase 5-HTP transport across the blood brain barrier due to decreased peripheral 5-HTP metabolism. Methyldopa inhibits conversion of 5-HTP to serotonin.Ingredients:
(FORMULA # 182001_5HT16)Supplement Facts:
Ingredients per vcapsule: 5-Hydroxy L-Tryptophan 50 mg.Servings:
Suggested use: As a dietary supplement, take 1-2 capsules twice daily between meals or as directed by your health care practitioner.Caution:
Contraindications: 1. Patients on MAOIs (approved 2 weeks after discontinuation); 2. Patients with carcinoid tumors; 3. Should not be used concurrently with medications such as: SSRIs, tricyclic antidepressants, MAOIs; 4. Should not be used concurrently with serotonin 5-HT1 receptor agonists including naratriptan, sumatriptan, and zolmitriptan; 5. Patients with ischemic heart disease (Hx of myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, documented silent ischemia); 6. Patients with Hx of coronary artery spasm; 7. Uncontrolled hypertension; 8. Pregnant women and nursing mothers; Keep out of the reach of children. Side effects: Due to excessive serotonin production could include: Nausea, diarrhea, loss of appetite, vomiting, difficult breathing, dilation of pupils, exaggerated reflexes, loss of muscle coordination, blurring of vision and cardiac dysrythmias. Store in a cool dry place 15°C-30°C (59°F-86°F).Disclaimer:
The Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated statements contained herein. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat and cure or prevent disease. Always consult with your professional health care provider before changing any medication.