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5-HTP

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Mirtazapine

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Other Names: Remeron   Zispin
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 74,917 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 33,317 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
Mirtazapine (Remeron, Avanza, Zispin) is a tetracyclic antidepressant (TeCA) used primarily in the treatment of major depression. It is also sometimes used as a hypnotic, antiemetic, and orexigenic, and for the treatment of anxiety, amo... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Joe
February 27, 2014
Joe wrote
5 HTP side effects
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By Nellie
February 14, 2014
Nellie wrote
Mirtazapine
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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 Claire
September 13, 2013
Claire wrote
Mirtazapine and Bipolar
Hello I just wanted to let you Kno I was in the same boat and I can tell you now Mirtazapine will make it worse, because my bipolar is mostly depression with manic phases I was put on Mirtazapine up to 45 then told them I feel a lot worse this was a month after I had them put up so it wasn't like the first 2 weeks of feeling worse, anyway my psych lowere it to 30 and now take quetiapine 75 mg as well its an anti psychotic and its helped me a lot I think u should suggest to ur Dr that the meds
babygirl0690  |  April 2, 2014
Please look up Mirtazapine online, I had a doctor prescribe this med with out my knowledge. I ended up with swelling of my toes & ankles, passing out , and manic depression. I ended up baker acted from this med, please tell your Doctor you would like to try something else or seek another Doctor. Good luck I will be praying for you.
Nellie  |  February 14, 2014
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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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By Doris Lee
August 7, 2013
Doris Lee wrote
had a spell after taking mirtazapine and pramipexole. do they go together?
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By patsy
August 7, 2013
patsy wrote
mirtazapine
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What patients are saying about 5-HTP vs. Mirtazapine

129 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Quote: RR and 5HTP don't cause serotonin syndrome, I'm...
...RR and 5HTP don't cause serotonin syndrome, I'm ...I've taken 100 mg of 5HTP and 1650 mg of RR, aling with 30 mg of mirtazapine (Remeron) for at least six...
& have started taking 5HTP(BD), 50mg twice daily. Even...
I had a similar experience with Mirtazapine to yourself. It was(supposedly) prescribed ...stopped & have started taking 5HTP(BD), 50mg twice daily. Even ...of days on the serotonin(5HTP) I am st...
been taking 30mg mirtazapine for about three months now....
I have been taking 30mg mirtazapine for about three months ...I have also been taking 100 mg 5-HTP per day and I ...fairly certain that it is the 5-HTP that is responsible because...
vital vitamins. I used to find 5htp helpful also, but do...
...deplete vital vitamins. I used to find 5htp helpful also, but do ...I shouldn't have been taking it along side Mirtazapine (my med at that ...were aware that I was taking 5htp...
I expected to feel better by then! Waht is 5htp - sorry...
...day I was feeling distinctly unwell, I expected to feel better by then! Waht is 5htp - sorry being a ...this. The tablet Mirtazapine didn't do an ...also really suffering with sciatica type...
and after effects take 5-HTP for a few days after,...
...after you come down take a anti-histamine or if you can get it a Mirtazapine or a single 30mg Codeine ...comedowns and after effects take 5-HTP for a few days after,...
dosages. The mirtazapine will probably make it even worse...
...a similar effect? I'm considering using it daily alongside mirtazapine and methylphenidate, but don't ...200 mg's of 5-htp either. I get ...those dosages. The mirtazapine will probably make i...
me. I was prescribed mirtazapine years ago because I needed...
...Then I realised that 100mg 5htp and 150mg suntheanine before bed ...side effects for me. I was prescribed mirtazapine years ago because I needed ...boosting qualities of good pure 5htp will h...
roll.... 5-HTP can cause Serotonin Syndrome on it's own,...
...documented to be safe. 5-HTP 6-APB felt like ...a roll with 5-HTP is just fine Yeah, E tards ...before your roll.... 5-HTP can cause Serotonin Syndrome on ...
real high I did get one off a 5htp and Citalapram combo but...
Lol Mirtazapine ain't like LSD or Marijuana. ...can get a high off Mirtazapine but that's usually when you're ...real high I did get one off a 5htp and Citalapram combo but...
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