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β-Keto-Methylbenzodioxolylpentanamine (Pentylone, βk-Methyl-K, βk-MBDP, methylenedioxypentedrone) is a stimulant compound developed in the 1960s, which has been reported as a novel designer drug and identified in some samples of powders sold as "NRG-1", along with varying blends of other substituted cathinone derivatives including flephedrone, MDPBP, MDPV and 4-MePPP. It was also found in combination with 4-MePPP being sold as "NRG-3".
Pentylone acts as a serotonin-norepinephrine-dopamine reuptake inhibitor and a serotonin releasing agent.
Pentylone is an Anlage II controlled substance in Germany.
It is also illegal in Sweden.
- Substituted phenyl-α-amino ketones. British Patent GB 1085135 (1969).
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- Simmler, L. D.; Rickli, A.; Hoener, M. C.; Liechti, M. E. (2014). "Monoamine transporter and receptor interaction profiles of a new series of designer cathinones". Neuropharmacology. 79: 152–60. doi:10.1016/j.neuropharm.2013.11.008. PMID 24275046.
- "Cannabinoider föreslås bli klassade som hälsofarlig vara" (in Swedish). Retrieved 29 June 2015.
- Schedules of Controlled Substances: Temporary Placement of 10 Synthetic Cathinones Into Schedule I
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