Tryptophan

Details About Generic Salt ::  Tryptophan 

Main Medicine Class:: #N/A   Sub Medicine Class ::  #N/A

1D. ANTI-DEPRESSANTS in 1. NERVOUS SYSTEM
TRYPTOPHAN
AMINO ACID | ANTI-DEPRESSANT
PK: A: Rapid M: Liver

Indications & Dose: DEPRESSION PO Adult 1g TID max 6g/day

Contra: history of eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome with tryptophan

Precautions: pyridoxine deficiency

ADR: Serious: eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome, Others: nausea, headache, light headedness, drowsiness, bladder tumours

DDI: Serious Paroxetine/Fluoxetine causes central & peripheral toxicity, MAOIs leads to behavioral & neurological toxicity, Duloxetine results in serotonin syndrome

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