Quantumind Review: A Safer Adderall Alternative?

Quantumind Review: A Safer Adderall Alternative?


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​​Disclaimer: None of the information in this article constitutes medical advice. All statements are merely the opinion of the writer(s). We recommend that patients follow their doctor’s guidance in regard to nootropic supplements.

Quantumind is a nootropic supplement manufactured by a brand called Evolvere. The brand claims that their supplement can “increase focus, mental energy & mental clarity” and suggests that it’s a side-effect-free Adderall alternative.

But does Quantumind contain research-backed ingredients or are these just marketing claims? Does the product contain any questionable additive ingredients? What website is the best place to buy it? And how do real users rate and describe the effects of Quantumind?

In this article we’ll answer all of these questions and more as we review every ingredient in Quantumind based on medical research to give our take on whether or not the supplement is likely to be effective.

We’ll share our concerns about the inactive ingredients in the supplement, explain why we recommend avoiding it on Amazon, and feature real, unsponsored user reviews of Quantumind.

Ingredient Analysis

Quantumind ingredients

The ingredients in Quanumind are shown above, and some have clinical research backing for nootropic effect.

Caffeine is an effective nootropic ingredient. A medical review published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that caffeine can not only prevent cognitive decline but also facilitate learning and concentration. The 150 milligram (mg) dose in Quantumind is equivalent to around 1.5 cups of coffee and is an effective dose.

L-theanine is an amino acid that increases alpha brain wave activity and induces relaxation. When combined with caffeine, it’s clinically shown to “[improve] performance on cognitively demanding tasks.”

Phosphatidylserine is another effective nootropic ingredient, but may be underdosed in Quantumind at only 87.5 mg. As we documented in our Cerebra reviews article on another nootropic supplement containing this ingredient, the minimum effective dose based on a medical review appears to be 300 mg.

L-tyrosine is an amino acid shown to promote cognitive flexibility in a 2015 clinical trial, but the dose used was 2,000 mg, or over 8 times more than the dose in Quantumind.

Alpha lipoic acid was shown to improve learning capacity in an animal study, but again the dose used was drastically higher than that in Quantumind.

We’re unable to identify any clinical research suggesting that the remaining active ingredients in this formulation have nootropics effects at the included doses. 

Evolvere fails to publish inactive ingredient information which is a consumer safety concern. Without the full list of both active and inactive ingredients, it’s impossible to say for certain whether or not a supplement is safe. Inactive ingredients include the capsule material and any filler or flavoring agents.

Overall we consider Quantumind to be potentially effective for nootropic enhancement, given that it contains the combination of caffeine and l-theanine at effective doses. However, we consider 12 of the 14 active ingredients to be either likely ineffective or underdosed.

Why You Should Avoid Quantumind on Amazon

At the time of publishing this article, a different supplement sold under the name Quantumind is available on Amazon. The brand is listed as “Generic” and the product has no reviews.

Often, companies will sell a product under another brand’s name on Amazon to try and capture some of the consumer interest, and that appears to be the case here.

In our opinion, the risk of side effects or negative health effects is higher with potentially counterfeit products. The practice of one company “copying” another brand’s IP (intellectual property) and trying to sell under the same name on Amazon is a sign the product is likely low quality.

While we don’t recommend Quantumind overall, consumers interested in trying the supplement should purchase directly from the manufacturer’s website and not from Amazon (where they’ll be getting an entirely different supplement).

Will Quantumind Cause Side Effects?

Quantumind does not appear to have been studied in any clinical trials, so it’s impossible to say for certain whether the supplement will cause side effects. However, we can make an educated guess based on its ingredients.

Caffeine may cause anxiety in sensitive individuals. The dose in Quantumind is not particularly high, but those who get jitters from coffee should likely avoid this supplement.

A medical review published in the JAMA Network Open journal found that taking Alpha GPC, an ingredient in Quantumind, was associated with an increase in stroke risk of over 40% in people over 50 years old. 

We consider supplements that fail to publish an inactive ingredient list to have a higher risk of side effects, because without the full list of ingredients it’s impossible to determine if all of the ingredients are safe.

Real, Unsponsored Quantumind User Reviews

A YouTube creator named Eileen Kane reviewed Quantumind:

A TikTok video shares real customer testimonials, although it’s published on the manufacturer’s TikTok channel so consumers should be wary of bias:

@evolvere_co See why 40,000+ call QUANTUMIND, : Nature's Adderall#bestnootropic #nootropics #foryou #fypage #fyp #productivityhack #productive #testimonial #product #brainsupplement #biohacking ♬ original sound - Evolvere_Co

Questionable Health Claims on Quantumind Site

There are a number of health claims on the Quantumind website that we find to be highly questionable.

The brand frequently compares itself to Adderall, which we find to be an unscientific comparison. Adderall is FDA-approved for the treatment of ADHD and other conditions, and while it does come with the risk of side effects, Quantumind does not appear to have been proven in any clinical trials to be effective for anything.

This TikTok video published by Quantumind’s manufacturer describes the supplement as “like side-effect free Adderall,” which we consider to be a dangerous claim given that Quantumind does not appear to have been proven to be side effect free in any clinical trials:

@evolvere.company Addies literally ruined my life. That's why I made QUANTUMiND. #Nootropics #FocusSupplement #Biohacker #FYP #BrainSupplement #Trending #supplementsthatwork ♬ original sound - Neal.Thakkar.Official

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medical review published in the Psychopharmacology journal found that ginkgo biloba supplementation improved attention and cognitive performance in healthy, young adults.

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Conclusion

We do not recommend Quantumind as we only consider two of the 14 active ingredients to be effectively dosed for nootropic effect. The supplement does contain other research-backed ingredients, but we consider them underdosed based on a review of clinical studies.

The manufacturer of Quantumind makes a number of uncited health claims that we consider to be unscientific and ethically questionable. Consumers should speak with their doctor before replacing a prescription medication like Adderall with a dietary supplement that doesn’t appear to have been studied in any clinical trials.

Quantumind contains several ingredients clinically shown to cause side effects, including one that’s associated with an increased risk of stroke in people over 50 years old.

For consumers intent on purchasing Quantumind, we recommend doing so on the manufacturer’s official website rather than on Amazon, because the Amazon listing does not appear to be the official Quantumind product.