Mephedrone is sold as a plant food and is prohibited for human consumption.
Mephedrone first became available via the internet in 2007 and sold to many countries
disguised as ecstasy or a designer drug.
Since Mephedrone is manufactured as a plant food it is legally sold on the market, internet, or at “Head Shops” found in Europe.
Mephedrone is commonly sold as a white powder or crystal but can be found in pill form. It is usually ingested orally or intra-nasally.
Characteristics of a person on Mephedrone is bluish color of the face and extremities due to massive vasoconstriction and an intense urge to use more drug after the first consumption.
Intended effects: Increased alertness, euphoria, excitement, feeling of stimulation, urge to talk, and openness, and empathy.
Short term effects: Dehydration, erectile dysfunction, nose bleeds, nose burns, hallucinations, circulation problems, rashes, anxiety, paranoia, fits and delusions, poor concentration, poor short term memory, tachycardia, headaches, nausea, palpitations, depression, excessive sweating, pupil dilation, trismus (inability to open the mouth), and grinding of the teeth.
Long term effects: Severe hallucinations requiring psychiatric admission, agitation, excitability, mania, pronounced peripheral vasoconstriction, cardiovascular toxicity, and death.
Street Names: Meow Meow (most common name), The business, Diablo XXX, Magic, Blow, Wild Cat, Meph, Drone, MCAT, Miaow Miaow, Charge +, Craic, The Dog’s Bollox, Doves, Doves Ultra, Hurricane Charlie, Ivory Wave, Mint Mania, Oceanic Deeper, Sextacy, Summer Daze, and White Ice