Dopamine vs Adderall - What's the difference?

dopamine | adderall |


As a noun dopamine

is (label) a neurotransmitter associated with movement, attention, learning, and the brain’s pleasure and reward system.

As a proper noun adderall is

(trademark) a psychostimulant medication containing amphetamine and believed to work by increasing the amount of dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain.

dopamine

Noun

  • (label) A neurotransmitter associated with movement, attention, learning, and the brain’s pleasure and reward system.
  • Abbreviations

    * DA

    Hypernyms

    * catecholamine * phenethylamine

    See also

    * norepinephrine English words suffixed with -amine ----

    adderall

    English

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (trademark) A psychostimulant medication containing amphetamine and believed to work by increasing the amount of dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain.
  • * "Doctors and the media have helped to create the belief that the best way to treat ADD/ADHD is with stimulant medications, such as Ritalin or Adderall". -- Jay Gordon, The ADD and ADHD Cure: The Natural Way to Treat Hyperactivity and Refocus Your Child
  • References

  • "Adderall XR prescribing information" . Shire US. March 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23.
  • "ADDERALL (CII)" (PDF). FDA. March 2007. Retrieved 2009-06-23.