Ibogaine: Complex Pharmacokinetics, Concerns for Safety, and Preliminary Efficacy Measures

@article{Mash2000IbogaineCP,
  title={Ibogaine: Complex Pharmacokinetics, Concerns for Safety, and Preliminary Efficacy Measures},
  author={Deborah C. Mash and Craig A. Kovera and John Pablo and Rachel F. Tyndale and FRANK D. Ervin and IZBEN C. Williams and Edward G. Singleton and Manny Mayor},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2000},
  volume={914}
}
Ibogaine is an indole alkaloid found in the roots of Tabernanthe Iboga (Apocynaceae family), a rain forest shrub that is native to western Africa. Ibogaine is used by indigenous peoples in low doses to combat fatigue, hunger and thirst, and in higher doses as a sacrament in religious rituals. Members of American and European addict self‐help groups have claimed that ibogaine promotes long‐term drug abstinence from addictive substances, including psychostimulants and opiates. Anecdotal reports… 

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