2.4 Impacts of Drugs on Neurotransmission – Overview Table from NIDA

Review the table on the Impacts of Drugs on Neurotransmission (link below) that demonstrates how different drugs impact neurotransmitters. Scroll down the site to Table 1 which provides a good summary of the neurotransmitters: https://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/nida-notes/2017/03/impacts-drugs-neurotransmission

 

  • dopamine
  • serotonin – Overview from NIDA
  • norepinephrine
  • endogenous opioids (endorphin and enkephalin)
  • acetylcholine
  • endogenous cannabinoids (anandamide)
  • glutamate
  • gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)

 

 

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