5-hydroxytryptophan Side Effects
Applies to 5-hydroxytryptophan: oral capsule
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking 5-hydroxytryptophan: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Although not all side effects are known, 5-hydroxytryptophan is thought to be possibly safe when taken for a short period of time.
Stop using 5-hydroxytryptophan and call your doctor at once if you have:
severe tingling or numbness;
skin rash, bruising, fever; or
muscle pain or weakness.
Common side effects may include:
nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn;
loss of interest in sex.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Some side effects of 5-hydroxytryptophan may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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