Not suitable for children under 4 years of age. For children of any age, please speak with a qualified healthcare professional who can determine an appropriate dose or whether this product is safe for them to take.
If you are being treated for any condition or are currently taking any medications, consult with your healthcare professional before considering the use of this product.
For pregnant and breastfeeding women, please talk to your qualified healthcare professional before considering the use of this product as this product has not been tested for safety in these groups.
Side effects of 5-HTP may include:
- Changes in appetite
- Mood changes
- Muscle pain
5-HTP should not be taken with antidepressants, weight-control drugs, other serotonin modifying agents, or substances known to cause liver damage. Individuals with liver disease or autoimmune diseases may not be able to adequately regulate 5-HTP or may be more sensitive to the supplement. If you believe that you are experiencing any adverse reactions, please see your healthcare professional immediately. Each individual may react differently to any product or supplement. We always recommend that you consult with your healthcare professional prior to considering the use of 5-HTP Extended Release or any supplement.