Description of L-Tryptophan 500 mg, 90 Vegetarian Capsules, Life Extension
Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule
Servings Per Container 90
Amount Per Serving
Vitamin C (as ascorbyl palmitate) 5 mg
L-Tryptophan 500 mg
Other ingredients: vegetable cellulose (capsule), microcrystalline cellulose, hydroxypropyl cellulose, silica, medium chain triglycerides.
Dosage and Use:
Take one (1) capsule 1 to 3 times daily on an empty stomach, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
For maximum absorption, take with a small amount of carbohydrate, such as diluted juice.
Best if taken separately from protein and amino acids.
Caution: Consult your healthcare provider before taking this product if you are taking prescription medications (e.g. MAOI and SSRI antidepressants) for depression. Concomitant use of L-tryptophan with antidepressant medications has the potential to increase the risk of serotonin syndrome, characterized by symptoms like confusion, sweating, agitation, nausea, involuntary muscle contractions, and racing heartbeat. Do not use L-tryptophan before driving or operating heavy machinery.
Prop 65 Warning: This product contains a chemical, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information visit: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/food.
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