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HI, I'm wondering if a natural tan tablets containing copper 4mg, l-tyrosine 400mg, and PABA 400mg are safe to take while breastfeeding?

HI, I'm wondering if a natural tan tablets containing copper 4mg, l-tyrosine 400mg, and PABA 400mg are safe to take while breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding and dr: L-tyrosine is an amino acid so that is fine but why not just eat food. PABA is the active ingredient of mothballs and is NOT recommended for human consumption or for moths for that matter. Copper is known as a micro-nutrient and is OK. Why are you taking these dietary supplements?? Just eat a good diet of various fruits and vegeis and you'll get what you'll need!! ...Read more

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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Is l-tyrosine safe during pregnancy?

Is l-tyrosine safe during pregnancy?

Yes: In recommended doses, it should be very safe to use during pregnancy. It is one of the Amino Acids normally found in proteins. ...Read more

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Is it safe to supplement with acetyl-l-tyrosine?

Is it safe to supplement with acetyl-l-tyrosine?

Yes: It is a naturally occurring protein in the body and is used for a wide range of conditions including phenylketonuria, adhd, ed, narcolepsy, pms, chronic fatigue etc. ...Read more

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What's the safe dose for l-tyrosine in pregnancy?

Do not take!: No dose or studies as of now show safety in preganancy. Pts with pku have been studied but the results are sketchy! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take l-tyrosine and ritalin (methylphenidate) together?

Is it safe to take l-tyrosine and ritalin (methylphenidate) together?

L-tyrosine: No, because we don't know the long term effects if tyrosine on your body and what effect the combination may have. ...Read more

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Is l-tyrosine safe to take for young adults?

Not Necessarily: Outside of ordinary amounts in diet, supplements of this Amino Acid may be dangerous regarding blood pressure, haert and neurological health. Never proven to help anything. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use 5-htp and l-tyrosine together?

5-htp/L-tyrosine: 5-htp raises serotonin levels, while l-tyrosine elevates Dopamine & adrenaline levels. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take coleus forskohlii 250 mg and l-tyrosine 500 mg together?

No: You are trying to change your body with material that can not do it. It can cause more long term harm than good. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take n-acetyl l-tyrosine while on prozac (fluoxetine)?

Is it safe to take n-acetyl l-tyrosine while on prozac (fluoxetine)?

Avoid: Not sure about how well n-acetyl-l-tyrosine is absorbed and metablized in the body. However, the base component, tyrosine is an Amino Acid that is in the precursor pathway for Dopamine production. Dopamine is an important neurotransmitter in certain parts of the brain. Prozac (fluoxetine) and ssris have been shown to impact Dopamine levels. So, I am not sure what effect they would have in combination. ...Read more

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I am taking l tyrosine and l glutamine supplement want to know is it safe?

I am taking l tyrosine and l glutamine supplement want to know is it safe?

Forget this garbage.: Unless advised to take extra amino acids by a professional doctor, for a genetic lack of them or for a proven deficiency, save your money & lower risk from chronic use. These are 2 amino acids, present in most protein. The last thing anybody in the US needs is any more protein! If you get adequate protein from food which happens, unless you are starving, extra protein only increases your risk. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take l-tyrosine and Prozac (fluoxetine) at the same time? If yes, what should be the maximum dosage of both?

Is it safe to take l-tyrosine and Prozac (fluoxetine) at the same time? If yes, what should be the maximum dosage of both?

Yes: Tyrosine can interact with a class of antidepressants known as maois. Prozac (fluoxetine) is in a different class of antidepressants, known as ssris, which are not known to interact with tyrosine.

http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/549424-can-l-tyrosine-be-used-with-prozac/#ixzz2nflswtg0. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take both l-tyrosine and synthroid (thyroxine)?

Is it safe to take both l-tyrosine and synthroid (thyroxine)?

Sure: Use l-thyroxine (such as synthroid) if you are hypothyroid, but why are you wasting money on tyrosine. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take n-acetyl l-tyrosine and the supplement l-dopa (mucuna) together to support and boost dopamine production?

Is it safe to take n-acetyl l-tyrosine and the supplement l-dopa (mucuna) together to support and boost dopamine production?

Yes: Yes, it is perfectly safe to take n-acetyl-l-tyrosine and l-dopa together. Adequate sleep, exercise and a healthy diet can also increase Dopamine production. See http://www. Wikihow. Com/increase-dopamine and http://www. Peaktestosterone. Com/natural_dopamine_increasers. Aspx for more info. ...Read more

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Is the supplement l-tyrosine safe to take and have the health benefits reported for this amino acid been experimentally validated?

Is the supplement l-tyrosine safe to take and have the health benefits reported for this amino acid been experimentally validated?

Unknown and no: As is true for most supplements, there are no good studies that demonstrate any true health benefits to l-tyrosine or other amino acids. Since there are no studies, we also do not know anything about their safety. The best thing is to eat a well balanced diet, avoid excess alcohol or other vices, and exercise. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 50 mg of 5HTP and 500 mg L tyrosine everyday? Will L Tyrosine Balance out 5 HTP to where 5 HTP doesn't cause serotonin syndrome?

Is it safe to take 50 mg of 5HTP and 500 mg L tyrosine everyday? Will L Tyrosine Balance out 5 HTP to where 5 HTP doesn't cause serotonin syndrome?

Waste of money: You will derive no benefit other than placebo. Same result is taken separately or together. Somebody pretending medical knowledge has sold you snake oil. ...Read more

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Prescribed Vicodin 5/500 for once monthly menstrual use. Taking l-tyrosine and 5-htp daily- safe to take at same time as 1 Vicodin? Pharmacy unsure.

Prescribed Vicodin 5/500 for once monthly menstrual use. Taking l-tyrosine and 5-htp daily- safe to take at same time as 1 Vicodin? Pharmacy unsure.

Vicodin?!: Vicodin is a powerful Narcotic--and very addicting. Its used for pain after major surgery like a hysterectomy or open heart surgery. Personally, I would never prescribe it for menstrual pain because you are almost certain to become addicted to it. If your pain is so bad that you need Vicodin, you need a 2nd opinion. Its probably safe to take with l-tyrosine and 5-htp. ...Read more

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Quitting Smoking: Safe to take L-tyrosine, L-tryptophan, and P-5-P to help dopamine and serotonin levels for a few months?

Quitting Smoking: Safe to take L-tyrosine, L-tryptophan, and P-5-P to help dopamine and serotonin levels for a few months?

Need willpower: Nicotine is the worst and most addictive substance of abuse known to mankind. The biggest obstacle is the ready availability and affordable cost. If you imagine your life being dictated by a 2 inch cigarette that too an inanimate object something is terribly wrong with your self control. You need to outsmart the cigarette. There is no other single step you can take in your life to better your life ...Read more

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Will taking L Tyrosine and 5 HTP together eliminate the chances of serotonin syndrome, dopamine/serotonin deficiency and be safe to use?

Will taking L Tyrosine and 5 HTP together eliminate the chances of serotonin syndrome, dopamine/serotonin deficiency and be safe to use?

Probably not: Hi
Those are not known to be effective treatments of serotonin syndrome. Prevention of serotonin syndrome is unstudied in medical literature so it is impossible to say whether taking those supplements will help. However, I would say that I'm very skeptical that this will help. Please be careful ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a supplement containing 300 mg of l-tyrosine when I'm already treating my graves' disease with levothyroxine and methimazole?

Is it safe to take a supplement containing 300 mg of l-tyrosine when I'm already treating my graves' disease with levothyroxine and methimazole?

Graves medications: L-tyrosine is an Amino Acid and also a precursor to thyroid hormone, l-thyroxine. It could stimulate further the hyperthyroidism of your graves. Not a good idea. Are you using the levothyroxine and Methimazole as directed by your endocrinologist? That combination is unusual, although not unheard of. One suppresses the thyroid, the other increases thyroid levels. ...Read more

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What is the recommended daily dosage of l-tyrosine?

There is none: Tyrosine is a precursor of ldopa which make dopamine. It should only be used as part of a balanced program to resort the neurotransmitters and should be guided by a knowlegable doctor who manages patients with neurotransmitter problems. ...Read more

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Is 5-htp and l-tyrosine the same or different?

Is 5-htp and l-tyrosine the same or different?

Different: 5htp is a precursor of serotonin, an inhibitory neurotransmitter. L-tyrosine is a precursor of the dopaminergic neurotransmitters Epinephrine and norepinephrine, which are stimulatory neurotransmitters. Although both 5htp and l-tyrosine may act as anti-depressants, they act in completely different ways. 5htp is best taken at bedtime; l-tyrosine should be taken in the am or during the day. ...Read more

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Is 5-htp and l-tyrosine the same thing or different?

Different: These are Amino Acids that the body uises in ver specific ways. Unbalanced use of these Amino Acid have the ability to do far more harm than good. They really should only be managed by physicians who are fully aware of how to use them properly. ...Read more

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Does l-tyrosine help with hypothyroidism?

Yes, if deficient: Our bodies produce thyroid hormone by combining tyrosine with iodine. Thus, if one is deficient in tyrosine it might cause hypothyroidism. Our body synthesizes tyrosine from phenylalanine, so that deficiency (which is not unusual) can also cause hypothyroidism. If low in tyrosine then supplementing should help: http://ezinearticles. Com/? The-importance-of-l-tyrosine-in-thyroid-function;id=4717866. ...Read more

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Do l-tyrosine supplements contain tyramine?

They shouldn't if...: There is good quality control but the tyrosine can be metabolized in the body to tyramine by a process called decarboxylation. ...Read more

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How much l tyrosine should I take for hypothyroidism?

No need for extra: The treatment for hypothyroidism is replacement of thyroid hormone; there is no reason to take other supplements such as tyrosine the hypothyroidism is treated appropriately. ...Read more

Dr. Lobelia Samavati
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Tyrosine (Definition)

Tyrosine is an amino acids. Thyrosine and other Amino Acids are joined together to make proteins. Most proteins have ...Read more