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Description

Dopamine is a neurotransmitter, a chemical messenger that helps to regulate movement, emotion, cognition, motivation, and reward-seeking behavior. It is produced in the brain and is involved in many of the body’s functions, including the regulation of mood, sleep, and appetite. Dopamine is also involved in the reward system, which is why it is often associated with pleasure and reward-seeking behavior.

Common side effects of dopamine include nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, restlessness, anxiety, insomnia, and increased heart rate. In rare cases, dopamine can cause more serious side effects such as hallucinations, confusion, and irregular heartbeat.

Associated brand names:
  ▸  Intropin
  ▸  Dopastat
  ▸  Dopacard
  ▸  Dopar
  ▸  Dopastat-SR
  ▸  Dopastat-LA
  ▸  Dopastat-XL
  ▸  Dopastat-XR
  ▸  Dopastat-CR

Synonyms
  • dopamine
Classifications
  • cardiac stimulant
  • sport doping
  • sympathomimetic
  • vasopressor

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