Critics of the current smart drug trends say that it’s pointless unless users take over long periods. Most of the benefits of nootropics reportedly only occur through a cumulative effect. Sure, there are exceptions like the instant boost that caffeine provides but many of them won’t work quickly.
The other problem with long-term smart drug use is an increased dependency on them. This is especially dangerous for young people as their brains are still developing. We must understand that smart drugs are here to stay but it’s crucial to use them properly so there are no ill effects (via ADF).