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drugs interactions

Jan 11, 2009

I am using 5-htp to increase my serotonin level and found to be effective compare with other remedy, i am on HAART combination Sustiva and Kivexa, and i experienced a flu like symtoms after 2 week taking the 5-HTP. Are there any interaction between the HIV medications and 5-HTP similar to those as St.Johns Worts? I have searched the net and very little information can be found on 5-HTP. Thanks

Response from Dr. Horwath

I am not aware of any interactions between 5-HTP and HAART.

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