- What other names is L-tryptophan known by?
- What is L-tryptophan?
- How does L-tryptophan work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for L-tryptophan.
Possibly Effective for...
- Treating premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
- Smoking cessation (helping people quit smoking).
Possibly Ineffective for...
- Treating teeth grinding.
- Treating facial pain.
- Improving athletic ability.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Depression, anxiety, seasonal affective disorder, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), treating sleep disorders, and other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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