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How long does dopamine withdrawal last

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Neonatology 37 years experience
Down regulation: In theory, the use of any receptor-driven chemical stimulus over time will result in reduction, or down-regulation of those receptors, especially if t... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
Stay on cabergoline: Why were you on Cabergoline in the first place. If you stay on an appropriate dose, you should be fine. Check with the prescribing doctor.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 20 years experience
Neurologists: Neurologists often have experience with this disorder. It is often helpful to use a small amount of levodopa/carbidopa to protect against the withdra... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
Neurology 48 years experience
L-dopa levels: L-dopa comes in short and long acting forms, which last from two to about eight hours. After starting l-dopa therapy, if the doses are taken very reg... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Follow the : Recommended dose on the label. Feel for yourself the effect. If it's too stimulating then decrease the dose. Tyrosine indeed increase the level of neu... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 35 years experience
WAY oversimplifying: Weight gain with antipsychotics is poorly understood but probably has nothing to do with dopamine. May be 1 or more other receptor types, including hi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
Addiction Medicine 54 years experience
ProZesta.: These pills do not just increase Dopamine but also Serotonin to improve the mood and energy. It consists of Green tea extract, B12, Rhodiola Rosea, Gu... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Parkinson's example: L-DOPA is the classic drug to enhance dopamine function, but dopamine agonists such a ropinorole, or pramipexole can mimic effect. And we have a numb... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 35 years experience
Please clarify: Your post is not clear. Please repost your question with an explanation of how and why you consider your "system" to be lacking in dopamine and to nee... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
Neurology 48 years experience
Dopamine production: There is no proven way to increase dopamine. Ingested Dopamine is broken down in the stomach and small intesting (unless combined with a special medi... Read More