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Reason for taking: Other
9/25/2010 11:50:33 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female (Caregiver)

Brand Product: Other

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
WARNING: Too many people here describe taking 5HTP with antidepressants. DO NOT DO THIS. It can cause serotonin syndrome which is often FATAL. Also, do not take it with tramadol, or any of the other medications described under the interactions tab. PLEASE read all the information and talk to your doctor before you use supplements. http://www.drugs.com has a drug interaction checker tha ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Other
7/6/2010 12:28:28 AM

Reviewer: jackjacksmama, 25-34 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 have all the symptoms of Fibromyalgia and my doctor thinks I am "too young" to have it. I don't have medical right now so I researched and found this online. I take 100 mg in the morning and 100 mg at night. I sleep so much better at night, and my body doesn't ache anymore during the day. I am not stressed out like I was, and my IBS symtoms are almost gone (compared to what the ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Other
4/14/2010 11:10:37 PM

Reviewer: nightowlg, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been using it to treat OCD for many years. It has lessened the compulsions but not completely taken them away. I prefer it to the regular meds such as Prozac because I do not suffer from any side effects with the 5HTP.

Reason for taking: Other
3/12/2010 6:28:36 PM

Reviewer: gflpbw, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
very helpful for ANYONE who wants to give up smoking it stops all sypmptons related to withdraw excellent.

Reason for taking: Other
1/11/2010 2:19:18 PM

Reviewer: jenalyj, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I heard of 5-HTP while online researching ways to control PMS symptoms. Took one 50 MG capsule about 20 minutes before dinner to help me feel full and prevent food cravings. About an hour and a half later I had a tremendous "rush", tingling and sweating palms, blurred vision, and just generally felt strange and lightheaded. The intense feelings passed within 5 (scary) minutes but I felt ... Show Full Comment

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