5-HTP is derived from standardized griffonia bean extract. L-5-HTP helps the body produce serotonin which is very important to the brain's ability to regulate sleep and appetite. It also supports balanced mood levels and contributes to a positive outlook. This has been fomulated with Vitamin C and B6, important in the brain's ability to produce serotonin.
Directions: Use as instructed by your health care provider. Generally, start with a low dose of one tablet (50 mg.) taken daily with a meal. Increase the dose every 3-5 days up to 4 tablets taken daily (200 mg.) Total daily intake should be divided into two or more doses, with no more than two tablets per dose. Refer to product packaging for entire ingredient list and directions. Take each day for best results. 60 tabs/bottle.
ALERT! Adults only! Although this product is usally well-tolerated by most people, it may cause abdominal upset such as nausea, cramping, or diarrhea. Do not take more that suggested. If this occurs, decrease number of pills taken and/or take with food. If symptoms persist, discontinue use. Some individuals may experience trouble sleeping or develop headache when using this product. People suffering from GI disorders such as ulcer, irritable bowel disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, or celiac disease, should not use 5-HTP. Those taking prescription antidepressants such as MAO-inhibitors or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRis) or drugs containing fenfluramine should not use 5-HTP. This product may cause drowsiness and should not be used while driving or operating heavy equipment. Consult your health care provider if you are on medication, pregnant or lactating, or have a medical condition.
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