5-HTP Drug Interactions
To help minimize the risk of developing 5-HTP drug interactions, it is important to know which medications may not be suitable to take with 5-HTP. Some medications that may interact with 5-HTP include antidepressants, St. John's wort, and MAOIs. Some of these drug interactions with 5-HTP may cause a group of dangerous symptoms called serotonin syndrome, which may include symptoms such as confusion, hallucinations, and difficulty walking.
5-HTP Drug Interactions: An Introduction5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) can potentially interact with a number of medicines. Some of the medicines that can lead to 5-HTP interactions include:
- St. John's wort
- Tramadol (Rybix™ ODT, Ryzolt®, Ultram®, Ultram® ER) or tramadol/acetaminophen (Ultracet®)
- Triptans, including: