|Summary||The precursor to serotonin. In some countries it is sold OTC as a supplement for mood stabilisation and insomnia. It is frequently used as a recovery supplement following the use of MDMA or any other drug that depletes serotonin. Do not mix this drug with anything serotonergic, as this can cause serotonin syndrome.|
|Dose||Therapeutic Common: 50-100mg |
Sleep Common: 100-200mg
Recovery Common: 200-300mg
NOTE: Do not take this while on a serotonergic drug, only afterwards. Wait at least 12 hours following the last dose in the case of MDMA.
|Effects||sleep aid, antidepressant, appetite suppressant, nausea, mood stabilising|
|Avoid||Anything which interacts with serotonin. Including SSRIs, MAOIs, DXm, MDMA (during or before)|
|Mdma||5-HTP should only be taken at least 12 hours following an MDMA dose. Do not take it during or before MDMA - this can cause serotonin syndrome.|