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... I believe that Bob had suggested the return to the Effexor due to your statement that the Adderall is less effective without it, which he has attributed to Effexor's action on norepinephrine. ... (7 replies)
... Because they are physically different, they will result in slightly different effects, the result of binding differently with the various receptors on the cells of your body. ... (4 replies)
... It is clear that we all have a different balance of receptors in our brains. ... (27 replies)

... is another valid Adderall abstraction. ... (27 replies)
... of dextroamphetamine to get the effect you're looking for. To get the result you want, you'll need to take just 5mg of Dexedrine, while you may need 7 or 8mg of Adderall to get the same effect. ... (27 replies)
... Thunor, What Bob said. Mysterious stuff about the chemical workings of the various different meds. Trying different meds till you find one (or two) that work for you and that you can afford. The wonderful "graph" that isn't in graph form. :D I take methylphenidat, 15 mg. It lasts for about 4 hours. No crash afterwards, the effects just taper off. If I had a job (or... (11 replies)
... up and how the brain receptors are affected. ... (7 replies)
... amphetamine and affects the neurotransmitters dopamine, seratonin, and norepinephrine, by blocking the reuptake of those neurotransmitters. Thus, it acts on the receptors for those neurotransmitters. ... (3 replies)
... Just as the topic says, what receptors in the brain does Adderall Effect/Work on? which ever ones they are, Im pretty sure I worn/down regulated mine out, and I want to find out what receptors they work on so I can try and figure out how to fix mine (3 replies)
Adderall & Xanax
Oct 16, 2007
... okay, Im the right guy to answer your question. I did it for eight years. Adderall in the day and ativan at night. DONT DO IT. It will catch up with you. DO NOT GET ADDICTED TO BENZOS!!! Coming off benzos is the worst hell there is. ... (1 replies)
... urse, not taking it at all is best but if you are only taking it "as needed", you have a better chance of not becoming dependant and there will be less damage to receptors and the body as a whole. ... (16 replies)
... Actually, neurotransmitters are created from food and what we ingest. Drugs effect them but do not create them. Drugs do not give you more than you already have but can recycle/manipulate the receptors or mimic the neurotransmitters to overstimulate/saturate the brain or sometimes supress. You can actually get more neurotransmitters from amino acids in proteins. Our... (16 replies)
... This is the downregualtion of brain receptors that can gradually occur when certain receptors are artificially and sometimes overstimulated with chemicals. Downregulation is a desensitization or sometimes cell death of those receptors. ... (16 replies)
... Couldn't have said it better myself! (6 replies)
... ur brain has become dependant on the stimulation of the chemical. This can result, upon discontinuation, lack of stimulation, depression and tiredness. The brain receptors the drug effects have been downregulated or desensitized so it's no surprize that discontinuing the drug has this effect on you. ... (6 replies)
... Wowee, folks,well, lets' just say that chemical imbalance is in fact a theory that is still unable to be proven in anyone's case(don't take my word, ask any professional if he can measure your brain chemicals) and nobody seemed to notice I did say that drugs were "suspect" in many cases, NOT the ONLY cause of mental disorders and that the definition of mental disorder these... (13 replies)
... Anyway, "downregulation" of receptors is known to happen when the brain receptors are continually exposed to a drug. Downregulation is a desensitizing of receptors or a sort of dying off of them. This would seem to be a form of functional brain damage. ... (13 replies)
... l condition or new emerging condition but it's the brain experiencing withdrawals because the dosage no longer has an effect plus the brain has built up opposing receptors to the drugs. ... (13 replies)
... I've been taking Adderall XR for about a year. The first couple months I was tempted to stop taking it due to extreme irritability. ... (8 replies)
Adderall dosage
Mar 14, 2005
... You can not only become psychologically dependant but physically as well, as your brain will become accustomed to the actions produced in the brain from the drug. Then it will not only stop trying to produce the chemicals on it's own but may defend itself setting up opposing receptors (aka tolerance). In worst case scenario, tolerance is pretty nasty, causing the drug to... (14 replies)


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