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1

What effect does mephedrone have on the body?

Inhibits reuptake of serotonin, noradrenaline, dopamine
Releases dopamine
Self confidence, talkative, openness

2

Chemistry behind efffects of cocaine?

Reuptake inhibitor of serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine

3

Chemistry behind effects of amphetamine?

Dopamine and norepinephrine release

4

Chemistry behind effects of MDMA?

Serotonin, norepinephrine, dopamine release

5

Negative effects of cocaine, amphetamine, MDMA?

Effects on symp nervous system
Fast irregular HB
Increased BP
Mydriasis
Chest pain
Sweating