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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Other names for the substance include; M-smack, Magic, Drone, Bubbles, Charge, White Magic, Bounce, Plant Food, Miaow, Methylone, 4MMC, Miaow Miaow, Mephedrone, Meph, Meow Meow, MDPV, M-cat and MC.
high or B increased mental cathenones (eg very high function MDPV, bath salts) Nicotine very high Stimulation and BZP and other ?
Mephedrone, Flephedrone, MDPV, Naphyrone); Synthetic
The drug was linked to disturbing acts of violence which infiltrated Spanish party island Ibiza's clubs and contains a powerful stimulant called MDPV.
In addition to MDPV and [alpha]-PVP, the cathinone molecule can be chemically substituted at 9 different positions, making structural possibilities for "bath salts" practically unlimited; however, there is little to no toxicological information on a majority of these compounds.
MDPV, the most infamous component of the original wave of bath salts, can bring on a powerful crash involving suicidal feelings, delirium and violence.
MDPV raises dopamine levels in the brain as does cocaine, but is at least 10 times as potent, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
MDPV is consumed with other illicit drugs of abuse.
A similar drug increasingly more popular in jails is Methylenedioxypyrovalerone, or MDPV for short.
Addicts taking the highly dangerous synthetic substance MDPV are being told by dealers it is the equally lethal crystal meth.
The three most prevalent synthetic cathi-nones--mephedrone, MDPV, and methylone--were placed under Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, meaning that they were determined to have no accepted medical use in the U.
MDPV (3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone) and other "bath salts" drugs are actually derived from cathinone, the principal active ingredient in khat, a leaf chewed for its stimulant effects throughout northeast Africa and the Arabian peninsula.