In this health video you will learn whether you can take 5-htp and l-tryptophan with paroxetine.
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The serotonin precursor or serotonin enhancing supplements, things like 5 Hydroxytryptophan and L-tryptophan should be avoided while you are taking paroxetine. These supplements are converted into serotonin in the brain. And so, taking them along with paroxetine may increase the drug’s side effects, side effects such as mental confusion, nausea, fatigue and muscle twitching.