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5-HTP

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Citalopram

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Other Names: Celexa   Cipramil   Seropram
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 74,908 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (International Nonproprietary Name), is a natural product amino acid and chemical compound precursor (chemistry) as well as metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitt... Read more on Wikipedia
Citalopram ( trade names: Celexa, Cipramil) is an antidepressant Medication of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It has U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to treat Major depressive disorder, and is prescr... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Joe
February 27, 2014
Joe wrote
5 HTP side effects
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By Cheryl
February 19, 2014
Cheryl wrote
Citalopram and paranoia
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By Sharon
January 15, 2014
Sharon wrote
5HTP and muscle pain and joint pain
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By Logan Eros
January 7, 2014
Logan Eros wrote
No safe level of 5-htp. . .one last thought
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By Logan Eros
January 5, 2014
Logan Eros wrote
No safe level of 5htp contd.
what brand were you using? did you ever look up literature to see if they conducted an assay on your particular brand? 5HTP is a naturally occuring chemical in your body and generally those who are depressed have a deficency. I think you are correct about it being synthetic but it sounds like they were selling something other than advertised. Lastly, eosinophils are a natural type of white blood cell in every human. they can be involved in serious blood disorders but those with eosinophils so
January 27, 2014
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By Logan Eros
January 3, 2014
Logan Eros wrote
No safe level of 5htp
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By Kjartan
November 12, 2013
Kjartan wrote
5-HTP for sleep
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By CookieZ
September 2, 2013
CookieZ wrote
5 HTP
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By Eleanoro
August 27, 2013
Eleanoro wrote
5HTP made me mean
so that explains my aggressivity..also I had nightmares
Judy  |  February 18, 2014
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What patients are saying about 5-HTP vs. Citalopram

354 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
- anyone done it?      ...
...from Citalopram to 5-HTP - anyone ...didn't used to think I suffered any side effects from taking Citalopram, since I came off ...if you have changed from 5-HTP to Citalopram, any particular ...
Hi Dont think you should take 5HTP when on SSRI drugs like...
...Dont think you should take 5HTP when on SSRI drugs like Citalopram and Seroxat as 5HTP is a biochemical precursor to ...little! I have taken 5HTP in the past after I came off Citalopram and foun...
after stopping Citalopram before taking something like 5 HTP...
...should I leave it after stopping Citalopram before taking something like 5 HTP, as I know you shouldn't...
switched from Citalopram to 5HTP.....eeek! I keep meaning...
...GP that I switched from Citalopram to 5HTP.....eeek! I keep meaning to ...now on week 3 of Citalopram replacement with 50mg of 5HTP- maybe i will increase to ...SSRI's along with the 5HTP??...
I was prescribed Citalopram about 18 months ago for depr......
...Citalopram about ...about 18 months ago for depression. I was initially on 20mg & then for the last 6 months I have been on 10mg. In this time I have gained 3 stone in weight which has made me m...
I was prescribed Citalopram about 18 months ago for depr......
...Citalopram about ...about 18 months ago for depression. I was initially on 20mg & then for the last 6 months I have been on 10mg. In this time I have gained 3 stone in weight which has made me m...
4 months with no effect whatsoever (not even side effects...
...prescribed me citalopram and I have been on that for about 4 months with no effect whatsoever (not even side effects). I then ...effect so I decided to come off the citalopram and try 5htp. I ha...
days later I took MDMA came up fine felt a little euphoria...
...was on Citalopram for around 7 days (not prescribed) after stopping 14 days later I took MDMA came up fine felt a little euphoria then around ...took Citalopram is it okay for me to take 5HTP no...
pooped out on me. I have been changed to Escitalopram...
...Citalopram pooped out on me. I have been changed to Escitalopram. Whats the difference? ...als...
pooped out on me. I have been changed to Escitalopram...
...in message... After Citalopram pooped out on me. I have been changed to Escitalopram. Whats the difference? ...I also take 5-HTP which seems to help. ...aware you ta...
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