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Flakka: Dangers of Overdose

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), flakka is a synthetic cannabinoid. The major psychoactive ingredient in flakka is alpha-PVP (alpha-pyrrolidinopentiophenone). Synthetic cannabinoids are man-made drugs that are intended to be substituted for cannabis products. These drugs are most often marketed to people who are under 18 years old in areas where cannabis […]

What Is Flakka Made From? Main Ingredients, Cutting Agents, and Adulterants

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) states that alpha-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone (abbreviated as alpha-PVP) is a synthetic cathinone. It is also known by the street names flakka, gravel, and zombie drug because it produces a catatonic-like state in some people. Cathinones are substances derived from the khat plant, which is used in Africa and the Middle […]

How Long Do Bath Salts Stay in Your System?

The drugs often referred to as bath salts are composed of a synthetic stimulant drug known as MDPV (chemically: 3, 4-Methylenedioxypyrovalerone). Bath salts may also contain the similar substances Mephedrone (4-Methyl-N-methylcathinone) or Methylone (3, 4-Methylenedioxy-N-methylcathinone). These drugs are all classified as synthetic cathinones and related to the compounds that occur in the khat plant (particularly […]

Overdose and Withdrawal Timelines from Bath Salts

The term bath salts refers to a number of substances that are known as synthetic cathinones. The stimulant drug cathinone is found in the African and Middle Eastern Khat plant. The indigenous people of these areas chew the leaves of the khat plant or brew them in a tea for their stimulant effects. The synthetic […]

Bath Salt Guide

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, bath salts are designer drugs, which means that they are synthetically manufactured in private laboratories and designed to produce specific psychoactive effects. These drugs contain a number of different psychoactive ingredients. The most common ingredient that is reported to occur in bath salts is a stimulant known […]