methylenedioxypyrovalerone


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methylenedioxypyrovalerone

(meth?i-len?di-ok?se-pi?ro-val'e-ron?),

MDPV

An addictive amphetamine-like designer drug that is ingested or inhaled. Its use has been associated with hallucinations, paranoid ideation, and, on occasion, violent behavior. In September 2011, the Drug Enforcement Administration exercised its emergency scheduling authority to ban possession and sale of MDPV for 12 months while it determines whether MDPV should be permanently banned. Several states have already banned the drug. Synonym: bath salts (2)
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In 2013, due to the determination of an imminent threat to the public safety, the Thai Ministry of Public Health signed into law the control of mephedrone, methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MPDV), and methylone.
A similar drug increasingly more popular in jails is Methylenedioxypyrovalerone, or MDPV for short.
b) EDDP, 2-ethylidine-1,5dimethyl-3,3-diphenylpyrrolidine; MDEA, 3,4-methylenedioxy-N-ethylamphetamine; MDMA, 3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamine; MDPV, methylenedioxypyrovalerone.
These compounds, to include mephedrone and methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), were banned by the U.
With reported inconspicuous names like Ivory Wave, Red Dove, Bliss and Vanilla Sky, many of these so-called 'bath salts' causing concern contain Mephedrone and Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (aka MDPV) or other potentially harmful ingredients.
The law, part of the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act, bans mephedrone and methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), two chemicals commonly used in bath salts, along with "cannabimimetic agents" used in ersatz marijuana (including 15 specifically identified compounds) and nine synthetic psychedelics in the "2C" family.
The inquest heard Mr Iles, of Cardiff, had a heart attack after taking methylenedioxypyrovalerone - the chemical name for Sextasy.
Methylenedioxypyrovalerone and mephedrone, both powerful stimulants, are the primary ingredients in bath salts.
Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), the core ingredient in the drug known on the street as "bath salts," will be listed in the same category as heroin and cocaine under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, (http://www.
Army, did, at or near Camp Jagger, Republic of Korea, on or about 1 January 2012, attempt to wrongfully possess 4-methyl-Nmethylcathinone (mephedrone), a Schedule I controlled substance; 3,4 methylenedioxy-N-methylcathinone (methylone), a Schedule I controlled substance; or 3,4- methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), a Schedule I controlled substance.
Kenneth Sheets, R-Dallas, would ban mephedrone and methylenedioxypyrovalerone - also known as MDPV - which are ingredients in products often labeled as "bath salts.