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- n. A psychoactive drug, (RS)-1-(4-methylphenyl)-2-(1-pyrrolidinyl)pentan-1-one, used to treat chronic fatigue and as an anorectic.
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The original technical description of this group of compounds, synthetic designer drugs, is the "naphyl analogue of pyrovalerone".
The chemical description of this drug is the "napthyl analogue of pyrovalerone".
It has a close chemical resemblance to cathinones such as mephedrone and pyrovalerone - a drug developed in the 1960s to treat fatigue but largely abandoned due to the risk of abuse and addiction.