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: 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 can affect sleep, appetite, diet, temperature, and sexual behavior. Serotonin is the chemical messenger that plays a key role in controlling appetite, insomnia, and enhancing mood.†
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.
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 are the benefits of Natrol 5-HTP?
A: Natrol 5-HTP can promote positive mood and diet in healthy adults.†
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.
Q: What does “Time Release” mean?
A: Natrol’s time release tablets are formulated so that it releases slowly over a certain time period.
Q: Why should I use the “Time Release” delivery method?
A: Time release tablets enable your body to have a more consistent release of our formulas and may result in taking fewer tablets.†
Q: Can Natrol 5-HTP tablet be cut in half?
A: If the Time Release tablet is cut, it will ruin the Time Release action.