2-Methoxyamphetamine

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2-Methoxyamphetamine
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Oral
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FormulaC10H15NO
Molar mass165.23 g/mol g·mol−1
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2-Methoxyamphetamine (2-MA), also known as ortho-methoxyamphetamine (OMA), is a drug of the amphetamine class. It is substantially weaker in inhibiting the reuptake of and inducing the release of the monoamine neurotransmitters compared to related agents such as amphetamine, MMA, and PMA,[1] and may instead act as a β-adrenergic receptor agonist similarly to its N-methylated analogue methoxyphenamine.[2]

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  1. ^ Tseng LF, Menon MK, Loh HH (May 1976). "Comparative actions of monomethoxyamphetamines on the release and uptake of biogenic amines in brain tissue". The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 197 (2): 263–71. PMID 1271280.
  2. ^ Ann Shulgin; Alexander Shulgin (1991). Pihkal: A Chemical Love Story. Transform Press. ISBN 0-9630096-0-5.

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