Deaths associated with new designer drug 5-IT

L. Nitin Seetohul*, Peter D. Maskell, Giorgia De Paoli, Derrick J. Pounder

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5-IT or 5-API is the common name for a newly emerging designer drug.1 It is a positional isomer of the tryptamine drug α-methyltryptamine and has the chemical structure (1H-indol-5-yl)propan-2-amine. Currently not controlled in Europe, it is covered, however, by the federal analogue acts in the USA2 …
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere5625
JournalBMJ (Online)
Issue number7872
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2012
Externally publishedYes


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