The Adderall zombie effect can be caused by the overuse of antipsychotics and stimulants. Antipsychotics and stimulants block certain types of dopamine receptors, which is why they can create this bizarre side effect. The drugs also affect neurotransmitters in the brain, so specific risk versions of these genes are predictive of the effects. The following are some tips for avoiding the zombie condition and staying productive while on Adderall.
Bobby Pruett joined BestNootropics.org in 2021. As a freelance journalist, Tim has written stories for publications such as BuzzFeed and the Huffington Post. He moved to Boston in 2019, and currently covers the health stories at BestNootropics.org.