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23 Sep 2009

5 htp
Hi, i am interested in taking 5 htp for mild depression. i am on tetralysal at the moment for acne, i take two 150mg capsules a day before i go to bed. i would like to know if i could take 5 htp. i do not want to take antidepressants.

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01 Jan 0001

Hallo Sandra
You can try it and it won't interfere with tetralysil. It can sometimes cause headaches. Other alternative is St Johns wort
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