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MDPV
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
MDPV; NRG-1; Bath Salts; "Molly" (usually means MDMA)
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Euphoric Stimulant, partial Empathogen
CHEMICAL NAME
3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone
DESCRIPTION
MDPV is a potent, synthetic euphoric stimulant with a short history of human use, which shares some empathogenic effects with MDMA. It is known for its tendency to cause compulsive redosing and some users report sexual arousal. MDPV has been found in products sold as "bath salts", "plant food/fertilizer", and in some "ecstasy".
BASICS EFFECTS IMAGES HEALTH LAW DOSE CHEMISTRY RESEARCH CHEMICAL
MDPV may trigger a false positive for PCP in some screening immunoassay urine tests. See Drug Testing and Analysis (May 2012)