How Oxytocin Can Lower Methamphetamine Addiction

Addiction could hijack the body's natural drive in the service of compulsive drug use. Methamphetamine is a highly stimulant drug that affects the central nervous system. It is available in the form of a powder that can be made into a pill or crystal. The drug is capable of quickly causing addiction. The study revealed that administration of oxytocin, a naturally occurring molecule which is well known for its social bonding and childbirth could help to reduce the drug-seeking behavior.

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