Q: What is 5-HTP?
A: 5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan) is a drug-free and naturally occurring plant-derived amino acid that participates in the body’s synthesis of serotonin. 5-HTP is the direct precursor to serotonin.†
Q: What does “Fast Dissolve” mean?
A: Fast Dissolve is a delivery method whereby the tablet dissolves on your tongue and can be swallowed without liquids. Natrol’s unique Fast Dissolve technology allows tablets to dissolve up to 30 times faster than regular tablets.
Q: How does Natrol 5-HTP work?
A: Natrol 5-HTP works in the brain and central nervous system by increasing the production of the chemical serotonin. Serotonin is the chemical messenger that plays a key role in controlling appetite, sleep, and enhancing mood.
Q: What are the benefits of Natrol 5-HTP?
A: Natrol 5-HTP promotes a calm, relaxed mood and helps maintain a positive outlook.†
Q: Who should not take Natrol 5-HTP?
A: Natrol 5-HTP is not intended for pregnant or lactating women or people under the age of 18 years. Consult a healthcare professional if you are taking prescription drugs.
Q: Can I take Natrol 5-HTP if I’m taking a prescription drug to balance my mood?
A: Please consult your healthcare professional prior to using Natrol 5-HTP if you are taking any prescription drugs including drugs for depression, migraines, Parkinson’s disease or psychiatric disorders. Do not use if you are pregnant, lactating or under the age of 18 years.
Q: Can I take Natrol 5-HTP with other dietary supplements?
A: Natrol 5-HTP is not intended to be used with other dietary supplements containing L-tryptophan or 5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan).
Q: What is the maximum I can take?
A: The maximum recommended amount is 200 mg daily.
Q: Are the 5-HTP Fast Dissolve tablets vegetarian?
A: Yes, the Fast Dissolve tablets are 100% vegetarian.
Q: Is it pet safe?
A: This product contains xylitol which is safe for individuals, but should never be fed to ani mals and can be life-threatening to pets, in particular dogs, ferrets, and rabbits. If Xylitol is ingested by pets, please seek veterinary medical attention immediately. For additional information, please click here.