5-HTP

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5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (International Nonproprietary Name), is a natural product amino acid...
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Does 5-HTP cause Palpitations ?

#8 in 5-HTP discussions - 383 posts discuss Palpitations with 5-HTP. Palpitations is #8 concern in 5-HTP discussions.
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w I am getting agitation on top of the rapid heart beat....
" ...I am worried the Olanzapine and 5-HTP made things worse. Now I am getting agitation on top of the rapid heart beat. It has helped with anxiety and fatigue but definitely... "

had serotonin syndrome last year after taking a 5htp tablet...
" ...meds. I nearly had serotonin syndrome last year after taking a 5htp tablet not realising that my ...serotonin levels too. I had terrible palpitations that night and it's taken... "

Gave me heart palpitations for 2 days. I never take it...
" 5-htp Gave me heart palpitations for 2... "

disorientated and dizzy and got heart palpitations. And...
" ...at a higher dose. I tried 5HTP but it had weird effects on me. I felt disorientated and dizzy and got heart palpitations. And it didn't help this wired problem. As for paracetamol - that's a... "

thing darn near gave me a heart attack...heart palpitations...
" ...me I need to take Throid or synthroid, prometrium, 5htp and some other stuff I can't remember. The throid thing darn near gave me a heart attack...heart palpitations...it was awful. My readings were... "

But after a I started to get semi-regular heart palpitatio...
" I used to take 5-HTP (100g) every other day. ...a few studies show 5-HTP increases dominant \"alpha\" type behavior in rats. But after a I started to get semi-regular heart palpitations I stopped taking... "

I tried the 5-HTP and it was horrible! It made me sweat,...
" Yeah I tried the 5-HTP and it was horrible! It made me sweat, ...couldn't sleep well, and my heart was racing a bit... That was worse ...at least for me, got the same rash/itching... So Wellbutrin is out... "

serotonin syndrome scare said it can give you palpitations...
" ...to be careful mixing 5htp with the items it contraindicates with. The cardiologist I saw after my serotonin syndrome scare said it can give you palpitations and he was quite ...ever had them before... "

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that I started taking 5-htp again and my stress related...
" ...you know that I started taking 5-htp again and my stress related heart palps have stopped. It does nothing for... "

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who took the 5 HTP and it gave her horrible heart palps...
" ...a friend who took the 5 HTP and it gave her horrible heart palps and made her even more anxious. She also have fibro. As for the samE - can you take it with klonopin? Or is there an... "

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