Dear Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency,

I am writing to ask whether any 5-HTP containing products are licenced for sale in the UK. I would also like to know if any 5-HTP products are allowed to make claims about being effective in the prevention or treatment of any disease, illess or health condition.

Yours faithfully,

Rhys Morgan

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Goddard, Mark, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

 
 
Dear Rhys Morgan,
 
Re: 5-HTP products                                               our ref:
ISE 13-1071
 
Thank you for your recent enquiry to the Medicines and Healthcare Products
Regulatory Agency.
 
There are no current Marketing Authorisations for 5-HTP
(5-hydroxytryptophan) containing products as medicinal products in the UK,
according to our licensing records.
 
5-HTP products are not allowed to make any medicinal claims.
 
 
 
N.B.  Information is not released on Marketing Authorisations that are
currently under assessment.
 
 
 
Information Services
 
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Telephone               +44 20 - 3080 6000
Home Page       [1]http://www.mhra.gov.uk
 
Please address all E-mail correspondence to:    [2][MHRA request email]
 
 

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