CanPrev: 5-HTP (100mg) (60vcaps)
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Adults - Take one (1) capsule three (3) times per day with food or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
For use as a sleep aid:
take one (1) or two (2) capsules 45 minutes before bedtime or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
To minimize the risk of gastrointestinal side effects, start dosing at one (1) capsule, one (1) to two (2) times per day, and slowly increase to the effective dose over a 2-week period.
- 5-Hydroxy-Tryptophan (5-HTP) (Giffonia simplicifolia) .... 100mg
- Magnesium (Magnesium Bisglycinate) ... 60mg
- Vitamin B6 (Pyriodoxal-5-Phosphate) ... 33.3mg
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Vegetable-Grade Magnesium Stearate, Vegetable Capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose,
Cautions and Warnings
As with any natural health product, you should consult a healthcare practitioner on the use of this product, especially if you are taking medication including carbidopa or drugs/supplements with serotonergic activity.
These may include, but are not limited to, L-tryptophan, S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe), St. John's wort, antidepressants, painkillers, anti-nausea and anti-migraine medications, and over-the-counter cough and cold medications containing dextromethorphan.
Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen or if sleeplessness persists continuously for more than 3 weeks.
Discontinue use and consult a healthcare practitioner if you show signs of weakness, oral ulcers, skin changes or abdominal pain accompanied by severe muscle pain. Do not use if seal is broken. Keep out of reach of children.
Adverse Reactions: Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain or drowsiness may occur. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery, driving a motor vehicle or involved in activities requiring mental alertness.
Contraindicators: Do not use if you have scleroderma.