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(Generic alternative to Tryptophan)

Formulation : Tablet

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No Brand Alternative Available

No brand alternative is available for this drug.

What is Tryptophan /Tryptophan used for?

Tryptophan is an herbal supplement used in combination with antidepressants to treat sleep problems, anxiety, depression, premenstrual syndrome, attention deficit disorder, and smoking withdrawal symptoms. Tryptophan is an amino acid derived from plant or animal sources.

How should Tryptophan /Tryptophan be stored?

Store Tryptophan at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Tryptophan/Tryptophan ?

If you choose to use Tryptophan, talk to you doctor about how you should use it. You can also consult a practitioner trained in herbal supplements. If you choose to take Tryptophan, follow the instructions on the label. Do not use more than is recommended.

When should Tryptophan /Tryptophan not be taken?

Do not take Tryptophan if you are allergic to it.

What precautions should I follow when taking Tryptophan /Tryptophan ?

Tryptophan should not be substituted for medications prescribed by your doctor. Tell your doctor if you have certain conditions such as liver disease, kidney disease, eosinophilia, or a muscle disorder before using Tryptophan. It is not known if Tryptophan is harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or if you plan on becoming pregnant before using Tryptophan. This medication can be harmful to a breast-feeding baby. Ask your healthcare provider if it is okay for you to use Tryptophan while breastfeeding.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Tryptophan /Tryptophan ?

Tryptophan can cause side effects that impair your thinking or reactions. Use caution when driving or performing any other unsafe tasks until you know how you react to Tryptophan. Avoid using other dietary or herbal supplements to treat the same condition for which you are using Tryptophan.

When should Tryptophan /Tryptophan not be taken?

Seek emergency medical attention if you experience any signs of an allergic reaction to Tryptophan such as: rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue. Call your doctor if you experience any

Less serious side effects include: dry mouth, heartburn, burping, gas; nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; feeling drowsy or lightheaded; blurred vision; weakness or lack of coordination; headache; or loss of appetite.