Bromo-DragonFly: Chemistry, Pharmacology and Toxicology of a Benzodifuran Derivative Producing LSD-Like EffectsCoppola M1* and Mondola R2
- *Corresponding Author:
- M. Coppola
Department of Addiction
ASL CN2, Viale Coppino 46
12051, Alba (CN), Italy
E-mail: [email protected]
Received August 18, 2012; Accepted September 10, 2012; Published September 17, 2012
Citation: Coppola M, Mondola R (2012) Bromo-DragonFly: Chemistry, Pharmacology and Toxicology of a Benzodifuran Derivative Producing LSD-Like Effects. J Addict Res Ther 3:133. doi:10.4172/2155-6105.1000133
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Bromo-DragonFly is a potent and long-acting psychedelic drug producing both LSD-like effects and amphetamine activation. This drug appeared within the recreational drug market in the early 2000s, since then, many cases of severe intoxication and fatalities related with its consumption have been signalled in some countries. The aim of this paper is to summarize the clinical, pharmacological and toxicological information currently available about this new and dangerous hallucinogenic substance of abuse.