5-HTP

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5-HTP5-Hydroxy-Tryptophan
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Myoclonus due to an event involving hypoxia may respond to 5-hydroxy-tryptophan (5HT).
OBJECTIVE: In obese patients, brain serotonergic stimulation via orally administered 5-hydroxy-tryptophan (5-HTP), the precursor of serotonin, causes decreased carbohydrate intake and weight loss.