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I take 20 mg citalopram . Is it safe to take 5 htp as well?

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Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine

In brief: No

This combination has some risk because of the relationship to serotonin.
Adding 5htp creates a potential for a potentially dangerous reaction called serotonin syndrome. Please be sure to speak with your physician about why you want to combine those meds.

In brief: No

This combination has some risk because of the relationship to serotonin.
Adding 5htp creates a potential for a potentially dangerous reaction called serotonin syndrome. Please be sure to speak with your physician about why you want to combine those meds.
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
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