Adult Dosage: To minimize the risk of gastrointestinal side effects, slowly increase dose to effective levels over a period of 2 weeks. For use beyond 1 year consult a health care practitioner.
Fibromyalgia: Take 1 capsule 2 times daily with food. Use for a minimum of 2 weeks to see beneficial effects.
Mood balance: Take 1 capsule 1-2 times daily with food. Use for a minimum of 1 week to see beneficial effects.
Each capsule contains:
L-5-HTP (L-5-Hydroxytryptophan) 200 mg
(from Griffonia simpilcifolia Seeds)
L-Tyrosine 250 mg
Vitamin B-3 (as Niacinamide) 10 mg
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine Hydrochloride) 3 mg
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Capsule (gelatin, water) Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source), Silica.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, following a low protein diet, 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 and anti-migraine medication. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. 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. Some people may experience drowsiness. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery, driving a motor vehicle or involved in activities requiring mental alertness. Gastrointestinal side effects including, but not limited to, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain will occur, but will subside with continued use.