- MFG # 45240
- UPC # 033674452400
l-5-Hydroxytryptophan is the precursor to serotonin‚ a mood and appetite regulating neurotransmitter produced within the body. It has been combined with Vitamin C and Vitamin B6‚ an important cofactor in the conversion to serotonin.
Nature's Way uses natural l-5-HTP extracted from Griffonia simplicifolia beans produced in easy-to-swallow‚ enteric-coated tablets to minimalize any potential gastric discomfort.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size: 2 Tablets Amount/Serving %DV
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 120mg 200%
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCl) 20mg 1000%
5-HTP (l-5-Hydroxytryptophan) 100mg *
Other Ingredients: Cellulose‚ Maltodextrin‚ Aqueous coating solution‚ Modified cellulose gum‚ Stearic acid‚ Silica
This product does not contain
Use under the guidance of a healthcare practitioner. Start with a low dose of 1 tablet (50 mg) taken daily with a meal. Increase the dose slowly (every 3-5 days) up to a maximum of 4 tablets taken daily (200 mg). Total daily intake should be divided into two or more doses‚ with no more than 2 tablets per dose.
This product should not be consumed by children under the age of 12 years or by pregnant or lactating women. Some people may experience gastrointestinal (GI) upset including abdominal cramping‚ nausea‚ or diarrhea while taking this product. This may be alleviated by reducing the dose or taking with meals. As with any supplement‚ if discomfort persists discontinue use. Some persons may also experience insomnia or headache when using this product. Those 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.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Lactose Free
- Milk Free
- Soy Free
- Wheat Free
- Yeast Free
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