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5-HTP vs Mirtazapine

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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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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...
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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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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...
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-HTP. claims it shouldn't have no effect on the 1...
" 5-hydroxytryptophan 5-HTP [100MG] Had a chat with ...with the restless nights, recommended 5-HTP. claims it shouldn't have no effect on the 15mg Mirtazapine, of course I will talk... "

ug is a safe drug and doesn't cause serious side effects....
" ...can understand your concern. Mirtazapine is NAsSA drug and it is a good drug for moderate to severe depression and in various anxiety disorder. The drug is a safe drug and doesn't cause serious side... "

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" 5-HTP has serious possible side effects ...so do your research. Ambien has worked best for me. It helps to get all those ...all the next day and mirtazapine made me gain weight. I also find a homeopathic... "

or insomnia. It used to be soooo sedating that it worked...
" ...I've been slowly increasing my dose of Remeron (mirtazapine) from 2mg to 7.5mg for insomnia. It used to be soooo sedating that it worked well at very low ...been combining 7.5mg with 50mg 5-HTP and I... "

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I also find a homeopathic anxiety med called Anxiety Relief...
" 5-HTP has serious possible side effects ...so do your research. Ambien has worked best for me. It helps to get all those ...all the next day and mirtazapine made me gain weight. I also find a homeopathic... "

knocking me out. The Mirtazapine used to, but not any more,...
" ...not knocking me out. The Mirtazapine used to, but not any more, ...about it, but I have anxiety, so I worry about ...Thank for the tip on 5HTP, but you are right, not... "

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supposed to use 5-HTP with anti-depressants, right? I'm...
" ...you aren't supposed to use 5-HTP with... "

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have also been taking 100 mg 5-HTP per day and I have f...
" ...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 ...less of the anger/irritability that mirtazapine was causing. This sounds wonderful... "

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I have also been taking 100 mg 5-HTP per day and I have...
" 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... "

to mirtazapine which was working well until a few weeks ag...
" ...tremondous anxiety and panic... Had panic attacks daily for 2 weeks! Moved on to mirtazapine which was working well until a few weeks ago when my mood dropped off again and anxiety came back.... "

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