Trophic 5-HTP 100mg
Trophic 5-HTP 100mg contains 5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) which is an amino acid related to both L-tryptophan and serotonin. Trophic’s 5-HTP is derived from the seeds of a West African legume called Griffonia simplicifolia*.
Contains no added yeast, wheat, soy, gluten, dairy, sugar, corn, artificial colours, preservatives or animal products.
These statements have not been evaluated by Health Canada or the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
L-5-HTP (L-5-hydroxytryptophan) ……… 100 mg (Griffonia simplicifolia seed)
Microcrystalline cellulose, hypromellose, magnesium stearate
Adults, take 1 capsule 3 times daily with food or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner. To minimize the risk of gastrointestinal side effects, start dosing at 100 mg, 2-3 times per day and slowly increase to effective dose over 2 week period. Consult a healthcare practitioner for use beyond 1 year.
Consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or if you are taking carbidopa or drugs/supplements with serotonergic activity. These may include, but are not limited to, L-tryptophan, S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe), St. John’s Wort, antidepressants, pain killers, over the counter cough and cold medication containing dextromethorphan, anti-nausea medication and anti-migraine medication. Discontinue use and consult a healthcare practitioner if you show signs of weakness, oral ulcers, or abdominal pain accompanied by severe muscle pain, or if you experience skin changes. Do not use if you have scleroderma. Some people may experience drowsiness. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery, driving a motor vehicle or involved in activities requiring mental alertness. Some people may experience diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.