Adult Dosage: Take 3 chewable tablets, 3 times daily, 30 minutes prior to a meal. To minimize the risk of gastrointestinal side effects, start dosing at 1 tablet, 2 – 3 times per day and slowly increase to effective dose over a 2 week period.
Each chewable tablet contains:
L-5-HTP (L-5-Hydroxytryptophan)(Griffonia simplicifolia Seed) 100 mg
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Xylitol, Sorbitol, Cellulose, Natural Flavours (orange, lemon, lime), Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Silica, Citric Acid, Annatto Extract (colour).
Consult a health care practitioner: for use beyond 12 weeks or if symptoms persist or worsen, prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or 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 health care 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. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery, driving a motor vehicle or involved in activities requiring mental alertness. Some people may experience, drowsiness, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
Warning: Xylitol is harmful to pets. Do not feed Xylitol to dogs or other pets. Seek veterinary care immediately if ingestion is suspected. Learn more about pet safety.