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Cathinone & Methcathinone
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Cat
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Stimulant
CHEMICAL NAME
(s)-2-amino-1-phenyl-l-propanone
DESCRIPTION
Cathinone is a naturally occurring stimulant present in the Khat plant. Its effects and structure are similar to those of ephedrine and amphetamine.
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