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5-HTP vs Citalopram

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Citalopram
Other name: Celexa (Celexa)
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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i took for about a month but didn't notice any difference....
" ...very successful. I took citalopram which worked but when I had a 2nd bout of depression It blurred my vision. My counsellor recommended 5htp which i took for about a month but didn't notice any... "

from 5-HTP to Citalopram, any particular reason why? Tha...
" Changing from Citalopram to 5-HTP - anyone done it? Hi, ...any side effects from taking Citalopram, since I came off it ...this. Similarly, if you have changed from 5-HTP to Citalopram, any particular... "

some 5HTP & St Johns Wort and shortly after I stopped...
" I was taking some 5HTP & St Johns Wort and shortly after I ...I had been on Citalopram before and had nearly zero side effects so I presume it ...any bad effects after stopping the 5HTP until I took the... "

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found 5htp to be great for about two years, then it stopped...
" I found 5htp to be great for about two years, ...depression got worse and I'm on citalopram now and... "

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to be coverted into serotonin there. So it doesn't help...
" ...what I know about 5-HTP not much passes the blood brain barrier to be coverted into serotonin there. So it doesn't help depression as much as L-Trytophan... "

it's a natural product and doesn't have side effects...
" Hi born worrier, try 5HTP from Healthspan, it's a natural product and doesn't have side effects. I found it very helpful. I'm taking citalopram at the moment - bad side effects - but... "

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sleep, slightly less agitated, and no stomach side effects...
" haloo! i was on citalopram. it did help with the anxiety, but ...but i've been taking 5-HTP for about a month. the things i've noticed are better sleep, slightly less agitated, and no stomach side... "

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oing to try 5htp to help eliviate the withdrawal symptoms....
" I was prescribed Citalopram about 18 months ago ...I was prescribed Citalopram 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... "

oing to try 5htp to help eliviate the withdrawal symptoms....
" I was prescribed Citalopram about 18 months ago ...this gain in weight. I have now decided to come off this drug & I am going to try 5htp to help eliviate the withdrawal symptoms. This message was... "

Citalopram before taking something like 5 HTP, as I know...
" How long should I leave it after stopping Citalopram before taking something like 5... "

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