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What should I know before giving my child tryptophan?

Do not give your child tryptophan. Researchers haven't fully studied the effects of tryptophan in children, and it's possible that it could cause a negative reaction. Your doctor can explain more about the concerns associated with tryptophan for children as well as adults.

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