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l-tyrosine vs. Mucuna pruriens (dopa bean extract)
currently i am taking 1000mg. l-tyrosine 3x's daily along with wellbutrin and dexedrine for my depression and ADD
Mucuna pruriens contains small amounts of l-dopa which is another precursor to dopamine.
the question i have for anyone is...are you familiar with Mucuna pruriens and their effectiveness compared to l-tyrosine?
any information will help me a lot...thanks
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- L-Tyrosene gets converted to L-Dopa (and the Norepinephrine precursor) AFAIK, so compared to something containing only L-Dopa, L-Tyrosene would probably be less effective.#1; Sun, 16 Dec 2007 23:22:00 GMT
- Mucuna pruriens contains small amounts of l-dopa which is another precursor to dopamine.
If this is true (which I don't doubt), I think you need to make sure your psychiatrist knows you are taking it together with your Wellbutrin and Dexedrine.#2; Sun, 16 Dec 2007 23:23:00 GMT