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5 htp interactions

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience Psychiatry
Wellbutrin (bupropion): 5htp is otc not fda approved believed to increase serotonin, wellbutrin (bupropion) predominantly increases dopamine, not much interaction but you can ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
5-HTP: Should be ok, but kindly let your doctor know.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
23 years experience Cardiology
Propranolol: There is no data on intercations of Propranolol with supplements like those you are on.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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None: No known interactions.
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
45 years experience Child Psychiatry
St. John's Wort may: decrease effects of Alprazolam; may interact with 5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) to increase risk of a rare but serious condition called serotonin syndr ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
NO: I have an interaction program and I can not find any significant reaction between alcohol, 5-htp, l-tyrosine
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Surprisingly, maybe: The dose used on the scalp is at least the same milligram number as the usual oral dose. while it generally doesn't get it, with irritated or scratche ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
29 years experience Psychiatry
Increased risk seizu: 5-htp is a precursor of serotinin and leads to the the formation of 5 hydroxytrytamine and then converted into serotonin. Serotonin may increase the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: 5-htp can help boost brain serotonin levels. Usual doses are 50-100 mg about three times a day.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Have not been proven: 5-htp, or 5-hydroxytryptophan, is a dietary supplement. It is a precursor to molecules that regulate mood and sleep. 5-htp is purported to be benefici ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
5 HTP: Not advisable. You should consult with your prescribing doctor about medication changes.
A female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Well...: since it is normally present, it won't get out of the body. The body would make more. Assuming you've actually found some and the label is correct and ... Read More

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