What should be the dosage for 5 Hydroxytryptophan?

5 Hydroxytryptophan Dosage

When considering the use of herbal supplements, seek the advice of your doctor. You may also consider consulting a practitioner who is trained in the use of herbal/health supplements.

If you choose to use 5-hydroxytryptophan, use it as directed on the package or as directed by your doctor, pharmacist, or other healthcare provider. Do not use more of this product than is recommended on the label.

Do not use different forms (tablets, liquid, tincture, teas, etc) of 5-hydroxytryptophan at the same time without medical advice. Using different formulations together increases the risk of an overdose.

Call your doctor if the condition you are treating with 5-hydroxytryptophan does not improve, or if it gets worse while using this product.

If you need surgery, stop taking 5-hydroxytryptophan at least 2 weeks ahead of time.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra 5-hydroxytryptophan to make up the missed dose.

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