Mephentermine Dependence: Emerging Trend of Substance Abuse and its Challenges

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Prabhdeep Singh
Balwant S. Sidhu
Rajnish Raj
Neeraj Mittal

Abstract

Dependence on Mephentermine, a widely used sympathomimetic pressor agent, is so far not extensively reported. In current report, we describe a male patient consuming extraordinary high amount of Mephentermine who developed psychosis which was successfully treated but relapsed after 5 months. In this background we also tried to highlight this trend of shift from more traditional drugs to new synthetic ones and look into the magnitude of the problem and challenges that lie ahead of us.

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How to Cite
Singh, P., Sidhu, B. S., Raj, R., & Mittal, N. (2019). Mephentermine Dependence: Emerging Trend of Substance Abuse and its Challenges. International Journal of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1715–1717. https://doi.org/10.18311/ijmds/2019/22138

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