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    Reason for taking: Depression
    4/25/2017 10:49:35 AM

    Reviewer: kcladyz, 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I am trying to get off antidepressants. I tried 100mg twice a day. Day 1 no results and had insomnia but the insomnia may be unrelated? On day two felt a tad sick but then felt very calm and relaxed like Xanax did for me. I am quite amazed on how stress free and relaxed I am without being sleepy. I want to get the 50mg tablet which i think would be better. 100 mg is probably too much to sta ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    12/31/2016 9:16:05 AM

    Reviewer: Happy, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I've been depressed for as long as I can remember leading to a suicide attempt and long term hospitalization. I took seroquil for depression in the past which was horrible. I started with 100mg at night of 5htp and I felt like I was high on MDMA and couldn't sleep at all. However I'm now taking 50mg in the am and I've only had positive symptoms. 5htp has turned my entire life aroun ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    12/30/2016 3:18:56 AM

    Reviewer: Marie, 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Every time I took a 100mg capsule it made me feel nauseous. I had to stop.

    Reason for taking: Depression
    12/18/2016 7:51:21 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Began using 5HTP when I lost my insurance for a while and had to go off of Pristiq. AWFUL drug to stop taking abruptly. I was greatly helped by 5HTP! I really don't think there's anything on the planet that could have removed all of the symptoms of that experience, but this was a lifesaver. I noticed an improvement the 2nd or 3rd day, and have been taking ever since. It's also helpful ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    12/18/2016 7:45:56 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Began using 5HTP when I lost my insurance for a while and had to go off of Pristiq. AWFUL drug to stop taking abruptly. I was greatly helped by 5HTP! I really don't think there's anything on the planet that could have removed all of the symptoms of that experience, but this was a lifesaver. I noticed an improvement the 2nd or 3rd day, and have been taking ever since. It's also helpful ... Show Full Comment

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