Toxicity and death following recreational use of 2-pyrrolidino valerophenone

  title={Toxicity and death following recreational use of 2-pyrrolidino valerophenone},
  author={C{\'e}line Eiden and Olivier Mathieu and Philippe Cathala and Dani{\`e}le Debruyne and Eric Baccino and Pierre Petit and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Peyri{\`e}re},
  journal={Clinical Toxicology},
  pages={899 - 903}
Abstract Background. Consumption of substituted cathinones, frequently called ‘legal highs’ or ‘designer drugs’, is increasing in the European Union. In July 2012, the French Medicine Agency listed the substituted cathinone's chemical family as narcotic and psychotropic substances, to restrict their use and distribution. We present, here, the first documented cases of recreational use of 2-pyrrolidino valerophenone (PVP) associated with death for one patient, with post-mortem toxicological… 
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