Originally Posted by machievelli
Not to worry. I studied it for you.
Question, I'm trying to remember the name for a reaction when a chemical such as caffeine in an adult, which causes them to be hyped up, causes a young child to go to sleep or relax instead?
Paradoxical effect. (you'd think it'd sound more Latin/Greek than that.
For once someone called a med term by what it actually does.)
Usually refers to the stimulants used to treat ADD/ADHD.