5-hydroxytriptan, commonly known as 5-HTP, is a supplement that some individuals use in an effort to boost their immune system and mental health. Some people are not informed on how to take the 5 Htp. It has been used for numerous conditions ranging from hyperactivity disorders, depression, anxiety, cerebellar ataxia, various sleep disorders, migraines, and primary fibromyalgia syndrome. For other uses, consult your doctor or follow the manufacturer’s recommendations.Since 5-HTP is an unregulated supplement, there are only a few scientific valid guidelines for how to take the 5 Htp. Nonetheless, for primary fibromyalgia syndrome, a recommended dose is 100g, three times a day for one month, for depression, a recommended dose of 5-HTP is 150 milligram(mg) to 300 mg per day, for primary fibromyalgia syndrome, a recommended dose is 100 mg, three times a day for one month.Finally, for better 5-HTP results, never miss to take your dose. If you do, try to take it as soon as you remember. Do not double up on doses to make up for a missed dose. In fact, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your regular dosing schedule. As always, share with your doctor and pharmacist all prescription, non-prescription, illegal, herbal, nutritional, recreational, or dietary drugs you’re taking. Medicinal use of 5-HTP has not been approved by FDA, and much of the available information regarding its use is anecdotal and not supported by research.