Update on Clandestine Amphetamines and Their Analogues Recently Seen in Japan

@inproceedings{Katagi2002UpdateOC,
  title={Update on Clandestine Amphetamines and Their Analogues Recently Seen in Japan},
  author={Munehiro Katagi and Hitoshi Tsuchihashi},
  year={2002}
}
Amphetamines and their analogues have undergone a cycle of popularity as recreational drugs in Japan. The current wave of popularity began in the early 1990s and spread throughout the country. More recently, not only 3,4methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) but also other designer amphetamines analogues, including pmethoxyamphetamine (PMA), 2,5-dimethoxy-4-ethylthiophenethylamine (2C-T-2), etc., have been extensively and increasingly abused, mainly among juveniles. This minireview presents an… CONTINUE READING

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