Pro 5-HTP 100
is 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), a metabolite of tryptophan and an essential precursor of serotonin and melatonin. Research supports a role for 5-HTP in supporting mood balance and relieving the symptoms of fibromyalgia.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|L-5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)||100 mg|
|Non-medicinal ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose. Capsule: hypromellose.|
AOR Guarantees: that no ingredients not listed on the label have been added to the product. Contains no wheat, gluten, corn, nuts, peanuts, sesame seeds, sulphites, mustard, dairy, soy, eggs, fish, shellfish or any animal byproduct.
Suggested Use: 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 and for usage beyond 1 year.
Caution: 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. Do not take 5-HTP if pregnant, nursing, or trying to conceive. Not to be used by individuals under the age of 18 or those with a medical condition.
Take 1 Capsule Three Times Per Day
Take 1 capsule three times daily with food, or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.