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Injecting eye-drops : a mini-review on the non-clinical misuse of Tropicamide
The intravenous (IV) injection of tropicamide for non-clinical purposes is a new and widespread drug trend. The aim of this study is to provide the first literature review on the topic
Is there any difference in patterns of use and psychiatric symptom status between injectors and non-injectors of mephedrone?
In recent years, increasing intravenous mephedrone use was reported in several countries. The aim of this study was to describe the characteristics of such a form of mephedrone use, while identifying the differences between ...
The “Eyeballing” technique : an emerging and alerting trend of alcohol misuse
Alternative methods of alcohol consumption have recently emerged among adolescents and young adults, including the alcohol “eyeballing”, which consist in the direct pouring of alcoholic substances on the ocular surface ...
Drops of Madness? : Recreational misuse of Tropicamide collyrium: early warning alerts from Russia and Italy
Tropicamide is an antimuscarinic drug usually prescribed as an ophthalmic solution to induce short-term mydriasis and cycloplegia. Over the last 2 years, tropicamide has been reported in both Russia and Italy to be ...
Substitutional potential of mephedrone : An analysis of the subjective effects
In the past 25–30 years, a large number of synthetic and non-synthetic drugs have appeared on the recreational scene, but with the exception of 4-methylmethcathinone (mephedrone), none of these substances reached the ...
Near-death states reported in a sample of 50 misusers
Increase in recreational ketamine use may be a cause for concern. We aimed here at assessing, in a sample of ketamine misusers, concordance between the typical near-death experience (NDE) features and the on-drug psychoactive ...