“Methedrone“, not to be confused with Mephedrone, is a stimulant drug which is a derivative of three classes of stimulant drugs known as amphetamine, cathinone, and phenethylamine. Methedrone is a psychoactive drug and like all other psychoactive drugs, it affects the functioning of the human brain in order to enhance its activity. Methedrone is a potent agent of the central nervous system which has made it an attractive choice for people looking to enhance their cognitive creativity and physical activity. Methedrone has also found applications in the field of forensics as its hydrochloride compound in various forensic applications.
Methedrone is a controlled substance due to its apparent addictive nature and its use by people for recreational purposes but it is available for commercial use at various physical and online stores around the world.
What is the Methedrone
Methedrone is the brand name for the chemical compounds known as para-Methoxymethcathinone, PMMC, Methoxyphedrine, and 4-Methedrone. Methedrone is a drug of cathinone class having structural similarities to Mephedrone drug of the same class. Methedrone is a drug having psychoactive properties as it affects working of the central nervous system. The chemical formula of Methedrone is “1-(4-methoxyphenyl)-2-(methylamino)-1-propanone, monohydrochloride” while the molecular formula is C11H15NO2. The molecular weight of Methedrone 193.24 g/mol. Methedrone is a drug having strong addiction liability with a half-life of more than a day.
The purity of Methedrone is found to be greater than 98% in its purest forms while impurities in the range of 1-2%. The standard storage temperature of Methedrone drug is -20oC while the shipping temperature for Methedrone is around 20oC to room temperature.
Different forms, types, and analogs of Methedrone
Methedrone exists in the form of powder or tablets and can be taken by oral means. Methedrone has structural similarities with Mephedrone while it has functional similarities with the drugs of cathinone class.
Street and Chemical names of Methedrone
Methedrone is known by four different scientific names which are ‘para-Methoxymethcathinone, PMMC, Methoxyphedrine and 4-Methedrone’ while it is also sold in streets under various names.
Methedrone Product Information
Synonyms 4-methoxymethcathinone ; bk-PMMA ; PMMC ;methoxyphedrine
Molecular weight 229.7 g/mol
Appearance white powder , small chrystals
Purity ≥ 99%