Posted by Bob P (220.127.116.11) on July 13, 2001 at 09:07:54:
In Reply to: What is 5-HTP? posted by Mike R on July 13, 2001 at 00:11:45:
It's 5-hydroxytriptophan which is metabolized into 5-HT (hydroxytripamine or serotonin). The thinking is by taking it you can boost your serotonin level which is the same thing Imitrex and the other triptans do but by a different method.
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