Each capsule contains the main substance: L-tryptophan.

Additional components: methyl cellulose, calcium stearate.

Release form

The drug is available in the form of gelatin capsules containing the drug, packaged in a vial.

Pharmachologic effect

Tryptophan - what is it?

This substance is the most important. amino acidhaving a combined effect.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

Amino acid L-tryptophan is involved in the synthesis Serotonin and Melatoninas well as hormones that regulate biological rhythms and general mood. However, this substance is not produced in the body, so you need to ensure its intake in food or additives.

Admission Vita Tryptophan eliminates the depressive state and sleep disturbances, reduce the number of mood swings, irritability and stress.

In addition, the amino acid is used during the treatment of alcohol and nicotine addiction, it stops symptoms withdrawal syndrome.

The drug is characterized by good adsorption from the digestive tract. The bulk of the substance penetrates into the blood in a bound form. At the same time, free elements compete with neutral amino acids for transporting the substance to the brain. An additional intake of the component to the diet increases the plasma concentration, shifting the ratio with other amino acids in his favor. As a result, the level of Serotonin, Melatonin and other neuroactive metabolites in the body increases.

Indications for use

L-tryptophan is necessary for:

  • depressive states;
  • constantly lowered or during mood swings;
  • seasonal functional disorders;
  • anxiety and other emotional disorders;
  • neurosisobsessive states;
  • eating disorders, for example: bulimiaovereating, some forms obesity
  • increased irritability or aggressiveness;
  • migraine and other headache;
  • high pain sensitivity;
  • alcohol addiction;
  • sleep disorders
  • chronic fatigue syndrome.


You should refrain from taking amino acids with:

  • concomitant use with other drugs for the treatment of disorders of the nervous system;
  • lactation, pregnancy;
  • sensitivity to the substance.

Side effects

As clinical practice shows, this drug is well tolerated by patients, does not cause dependence and other sedative effects. In rare cases, manifests itself: dry mouth, drowsiness, decreased appetite. Typically, these symptoms disappear after discontinuation of the drug.

Tryptophan instruction (method and dosage)

According to the instructions for use, in the treatment of chronic insomnia appoint 1-3 g of the drug, which must be taken before bedtime.

Combination therapy aalcohol and drug addiction involves taking a daily dose of 1-4 g 3-4 times, while consuming carbohydrate-rich foods that increase the effectiveness of amino acids.

If the drug is prescribed simultaneously with other drugs, the instruction for Tryptophan Evalar recommends coordinating the admissibility of such treatment with the attending physician.

Tryptophan in food

The question “What foods contains this amino acid?” Worries many people. As a rule, these are products that also contain a large amount of protein. For example: mushrooms, bananas, oats, sesame seeds, dried dates, pine nuts, yogurt, milk and cottage cheese. Soybeans, peanuts, fish and all kinds of meat are all products containing this amino acid. Therefore, experts recommend a varied diet, with the mandatory inclusion in the daily diet of fish, meat and other healthy products.


Cases of an overdose of Tryptophan Evalar and its other species have not been established.


Concomitant use of this drug with antipsychotics, antidepressants, anxiolyticsleads to increased sedation.

Combination therapy with MAO inhibitors, heterocyclic and tricyclic antidepressants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors increase the risk of serotonin syndrome, accompanied by tremor, hypertonicity, myoclonus, hyperactivity, hallucinations and others. Usually, all symptoms disappear after discontinuation of treatment.

When combining this amino acid with urea significant decarboxylation observed.

Terms of sale

Tryptophan is a prescription.

The formula of calm Tryptophan Evalar is sold over the counter.

Storage conditions

Tablets are recommended to be stored in a dark, cool place, protected from children.

Shelf life

2 years.


The main analogue of this drug is Thymogen.

Also have a similar effect: Cytoflavin, Mexiprim, Mexidol, Celtican, Armadin and others.


It was found that this amino acid is able to enhance the sedative effect of alcohol.

Tryptophan Reviews

Discussions of this drug are found in various forums, the topics of which are related to the treatment of emotional disorders. At the same time, reviews of l-tryptophan show that the agent is equally actively used for sleep disorders. As some patients say, the Tryptophan Formula of Calmness helps them more, which, due to its mild effect, not only causes, but normalizes the process of falling asleep.

In most cases, reviews of Tryptophan Evalar report that although the effect is slow, after about 2 weeks, patients begin to feel calm, become less irritable, and sleep improves.

It should be noted that the reviews of doctors about this substance are of a different nature. Some argue that this amino acid should not be taken additionally, since it is enough to include products containing it in the diet. Others, on the contrary, recommend that getting the substance from food alone will not be enough.

However, there are also such users who ask what Tryptophan is and why it is needed? At the same time, other people willingly describe what it is and its need for the functioning of the body.

Of course, one should not overestimate the possibility of this substance in case of serious violations. In such cases, additional treatment is prescribed, which is established by a competent specialist.

Tryptophan price, where to buy

The price of Tryptophan in pharmacies varies between 1000-2500 rubles.

Buy Tryptophan Evalar Calm Formula can be at a cost of 600 rubles.

If you need L-tryptophan, you can buy it at a price of 1100 rubles.

  • Online Pharmacies in Russia
  • Online pharmacies in Kazakhstan


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