A member asked:

Is it okay to take 5-htp and l-tyrosine together?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Alan Ali answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Not advised, since both can increase serotonin in your system.

Answered Jan 2, 2016


Dr. Ward Dean answered

Specializes in Holistic Medicine

5htp is an inhibitory neurotransmitter precursor, and l_tyrosine is a stimulatory neurotransmitter precursor. Taking them together will probably counteract any benefit that you are seeking from either one.

Answered Dec 1, 2015



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