Inositol use for various anxiety and emetophobia in PANS / PANDAS (Lyme included) Posted December 24, 2019 · Report reply It is my understanding that Inositol dose must be really high to be effective. When we tried it years ago for my son, it caused gastrointestinal issues. Bowel movements the texture of peanut butter. We use 5-HTP for anxiety. Be careful, not to use if your daughter is on an SSRI, though.