"Bath Salts" intoxication with multiorgan failure and left-sided ischemic colitis: a case report.

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BACKGROUND In the recent years, a new group of designer drugs, under the brand name of bath salts has emerged as a new trend. They are mainly b-ketone amphetamine analogs and are derivatives of cathinone, a monoamine alkaloid. They are abused for psychostimulant effects. Their primary ingredient 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), has alerted authorities… (More)

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