Mephedrone does not damage dopamine nerve endings of the striatum, but enhances the neurotoxicity of methamphetamine, amphetamine, and MDMA

M Angoa‐Pérez, MJ Kane, DI Briggs… - Journal of …, 2013 - Wiley Online Library


Abstract Mephedrone (4‐methylmethcathinone) is a β‐ketoamphetamine stimulant drug of abuse with close structural and mechanistic similarities to methamphetamine. One of the most powerful actions associated with mephedrone is the ability to stimulate dopamine (DA) …

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