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Modifies the action of dopamine in the brain
Binds to dopamine re uptake
This binging interrupts the removal of access dopamine
Extra dopamine causes the euphoria or “high” feeling
Effects are almost immediately felt after one dose.
One might experience euphoric, energetic, talkative, and mentally alert.
Sensations of sight, sound, and touch become most evident.
Decrease the need for food and sleep.
The faster the absorption, the more intense the high.
The faster the absorption, the shorter the duration of action.
May last 15 to 30 minutes.
Feels like a sudden burst of energy and then the feeling of “crashing”.