What is 4-MMC(Mephedrone)?
To begin, 4-MMC(Mephedrone) is a psychoactive drug that temporarily enhances mental function, physical function, or both. It is a synthetic stimulant.
It is also called 4-methylmethcathinone (4-MMC), or 4-methylephedrone, and should not be confused with methadone, which is a totally different substance.
Street names for mephedrone include meph, MCAT, bubbles, drone, miaow, white magic, and M-smack.
Mephedrone is considered a recreational drug. This means that people use it occasionally for enjoyment, and there is no medical justification for its psychoactive effects.
Mephedrone is a psychoactive drug. Psychoactive drugs produce distinctive emotional and social effects. The effects of mephedrone are similar to those of ecstasy (MDMA). It is an amphetamine and a cathinone.
A study published in the British Journal of Pharmacology suggests that mephedrone has similar effects and hazards to MDMA. However, the study also states that the negative effects are potentially more severe.
An amphetamine is a drug that stimulates the central nervous system (CNS). If used too much, it can be physically and psychologically addictive.
Cathinone is a naturally occurring stimulant found in the Khat plant of East Africa. Its structure and effects are similar to those of ephedrine and amphetamine.
Uses of 4-MMC(Mephedrone).
Users of mephedrone say that it gives a feeling of stimulation, and that it boosts the following functions:
- Firstly, alertness
- Secondly restlessness
- In addition, euphoria
- the urge to talk
- And lastly, sex drive
Some say that it makes them feel more confident, talkative, and alert.
People using mephedrone report that the effects of mephedrone last about an hour. They are similar to a combination of ecstasy and cocaine.