5 Htp 100mg Enteric Coated Caplets


Life Brand




100 mg



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  • Product Information
  • Overview

    5-HTP (5-hydroxy L-Tryptophan) is a building block of serotonin, an important brain chemical. 5-HTP boosts serotonin levels helping promote healthy mood balance. These Life Brand 5-HTP caplets contain 100 mg of 5-HTP and are easy to swallow. They are also enteric coated to minimize any potential gastric discomfort.

    Helps to promote healthy mood balance.


    Active Ingredients

    L-5- HTP (L-5- hydroxytryptophan) (Griffonia simplicifolia) (seed)…………. 100 mg

    Non-Medicinal Ingredients

    Dibasic Calcium Phosphate Dihydrate, Purified Water, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Enteric Coating (Ethylcellulose, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Oleic Acid, Purified Water, Sodium Alginate, Stearic Acid), Clear Coating (Carbohydrate Gum, Glycerin), Vegetable Grade Magnesium Stearate.

    Dietary Information

    This product contains 2.0 calories and 1 mg of sodium per caplet. No gluten, lactose, soy, sulphites, yeast, preservatives, artificial flavours or colours.

    Recommended Dose

    • (Adults): Take 1 caplet, 3 times daily with food or as directed by a health care practitioner. To minimize the risk of gastrointestinal side effects, start dosing at 1 caplet, 2 times daily and slowly increase to 3 times daily over a 2 week period. Use for a minimum of 1 week to see beneficial effects. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond one year.

    Cautions & Restrictions

    Keep out of reach of childrenDo not use if you have scleroderma. Consult a physician prior t use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you are taking carbidopa or drugs/supplements with serotonergic activity. These may include, but are not limited to, products such as L-tryptophan, S-adenosylmethionine (SAMs), St. John's wort, antidepressants, pain killers, over the counter cough and cold medication containing dextromethorphan, anti-nausea medication and anti-migraine medication. Some people may experience drowsiness. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery, driving a motor vehicle or are involved in activities requiring mental alertness. Some people may experience diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. Discontinue use and consult a physician if you show signs of weakness, oral ulcers, or abdominal pain accompanied by severe muscle pain or if you experience skin changes. Consult a physician if symptoms persist or worsen.