Clinical toxicology and management of intoxications with synthetic cathinones ("bath salts").

@article{MasMorey2013ClinicalTA,
  title={Clinical toxicology and management of intoxications with synthetic cathinones ("bath salts").},
  author={Pedro Mas-Morey and Marieke M Visser and Lieke Winkelmolen and Dani{\"e}l J Touw},
  journal={Journal of pharmacy practice},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={353-7}
}
Synthetic cathinones are synthetic derivatives of the natural cathinone, one of the psychoactive compounds present in Catha edulis (khat). There are at least 12 different types of synthetic cathinones, with mephedrone and 3,4-methylendioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) being the most commonly used by the purchasers. The legal control of these substances is especially difficult because when a specific compound is banned, a new slightly modified chemical variant is introduced into the market. It has been… CONTINUE READING
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