Substituted cathinones are psychoactive compounds commonly used as recreational drugs.1,2 Ethcathinone (hydrochloride) is a substituted cathinone that produces amphetamine-like stimulus effects in rats trained to discriminate amphetamine from vehicle.3 It has been identified as a component of capsules or tablets.2,4 This product is intended for research and forensic applications.
1Schifano, F., Albanese, A., Fergus, S., et al. Mephedrone (4-methylmethcathinone; 'meow meow'): Chemical, pharmacological and clinical issues. Psychoparmacol (Berl)214(3)593-602(2011).
2Kikura-Hanajiri, R., Uchiyama, N., and Goda, Y.Survey of current trends in the abuse of psychotropic substances and plants in Japan. Leg Med (Tokyo)13(3)109-15(2011).
3Dal Cason, T.A., Young, R., and Glennon, R.A.Cathinone: An investigation of several N-alkyl and methylenedioxy-substituted analogs. Pharmacol Biochem Behav58(4)1109-1116(1997).
4Camilleri, A., Johnston, M.R., Brennan, M., et al. Chemical analysis of four capsules containing the controlled substance analogues 4-methylmethcathinone, 2-fluoromethamphetamine, α-phthalimidopropiophenone and N-ethylcathinone. Forensic Sci Int19759-66(2010).
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