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Lobeline inhibits smoking and meth addiction

Based on report #1 Lobeline or Lobelia may reduce dopamine for those suffering from too much dopamine. When ever dopamine is reduced serotonin increases.

1. "...Lobeline inhibits nicotine-evoked dopamine release...However, lobeline does not release dopamine from its presynaptic terminal, but appears to induce the metabolism of dopamine intraneuronally...Based on its neurochemical mechanism, the ability of lobeline to functionally antagonize the neurochemical and behavioral effects of the psychostimulants amphetamine and methamphetamine... therapeutic agents having good potential as efficacious treatments for methamphetamine abuse. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11841781

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