5-HTP Experiments
by wh
Citation:   wh. "5-HTP Experiments: An Experience with 5-HTP (exp5330)". Erowid.org. Feb 22, 2001. erowid.org/exp/5330

I've recently done some first hand research in this area. Delirium may just be a result of taking too much.

Effective dosage differs from person to person. ODing on 5-htp can lead to serotonin overload which may result in paranoia, panic, anxiety and mania according to various sources.

It also potentiates alcohol, resulting in a mean drunk and a super depressinghangover(this was my first hand experiment that prompted the research).

I tried taking 100mg on an empty stomach last night for shits and giggles. I was pretty out of it for 3-4 hours and had an unusual loss of apetite. Sort of felt somewhere between a kind bud buzz and a low level robo buzz.

5-htp is also a precursor for melatonin.

Exp Year: 2001ExpID: 5330
Gender: Not Specified 
Age at time of experience: Not Given
Published: Feb 22, 2001Views: 85,853
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