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Methoxetamine (MXE)

SCIENTIFIC NAME:

Methoxyketamine, 2-MeO-2-deschloroketamine
         
STREET NAME:


Mexxy, Mexy, MKET, Moxy, MXE, Rhino Ket, Roflcoptr.
     
EFFECTS:  
   
Methoxetamine can make people feel very chilled out, relaxed and euphoric. Some users have said that they feel enlightened when taking Methoxetamine. Others have reported being agitated.  Methoxetamine can produce a feeling of floating away, as if the mind and body are separated (dissociative state). You could feel completely detached from your body and surroundings, putting yourself in danger of accidentally being hurt or being hurt by others.  Other dissociative effects can develop, even a severe form of dissociation, catatonia, when someone is awake but doesn’t respond to or interact with anything.  Methoxetamine can cause hallucinations.  Methoxetamine can also cause involuntary eye movement, loss of balance and poor coordination, unsteadiness on your feet and slurred speech. These effects are not seen when people use Ketamine.

DRUG FORM & METHOD OF USE:

Methoxetamine is a white powder, but the packets that it comes in can have different colours and logos. Some people prefer to dissolve it in water or place it under their tongue, where it’s dissolved and taken into the blood stream. But it can also be swallowed (bombed) or injected.

HEALTH RISKS (long term) which includes withdrawal & tolerance:

Dissociative effects can develop, which make you feel like your mind and body are separated, and even a severe form of dissociation, catatonia, when someone is awake but doesn’t respond to or interact with anything.  Being in a dissociative state at the same time as hallucinating, make it more likely that you will take risks that you normally wouldn’t. So you could end up hurting yourself or being hurt by others.  Because of its strength it’s reportedly easier to take too much and overdose on Methoxetamine. Compared to many other powder drugs, you only need to take a small amount of Methoxetamine to have a substantial effect.  Methoxetamine is marketed as a replacement for Ketamine, but without Ketamine’s harmful effect on the bladder. However, there is no evidence to support this. It is possible that Methoxetamine will turn out to be as toxic as Ketamine in this regard.  It appears that Methoxetamine can make the heart beat faster than it should (Tachycardia) and increases blood pressure. Both of which might lead to range of problems including heart attacks or strokes.  Methoxetamine can also cause involuntary eye movement, loss of balance and poor coordination, unsteadiness on your feet and slurred speech. These effects are not seen when people use Ketamine.  Injecting Methoxetamine can damage the veins and can cause serious problems such as abscesses (swollen areas of tissue that are full of pus) and blood clots. Sharing injecting equipment, including needles and syringes, risks infection with hepatitis C and B viruses and HIV.  It is not yet known how addictive or likely Methoxetamine is to cause compulsive use. Many reports describe it as "more-ish", indicating it might induce compulsive re-dosing in some users. Because its use is so new and uncommon, no definitive statements about it can yet be made.

LAW:

On Thursday 5th April 2012, Methoxetamine  was banned. This means that it is now illegal to sell or supply Methoxetamine, including giving it away to friends. It is also illegal to possess Methoxetamine for the purpose of selling it.  Possession for personal use is not illegal, though you can be searched by the police and the drug seized if they suspect that you are in possession of Methoxetamine for personal use. Those caught making, supplying or importing the drug face up to 14 years in prison and an unlimited fine under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

  1. Methoxetamine is reported to have similar desirable and unwanted effects to Ketamine, although some users have reported that the unwanted effects last longer than for Ketamine.
  2. People have been hospitalized in the UK after using it recreationally.
  3. Tests found evidence that use of Methoxetamine can lead to significant additional toxicity, including agitation, a faster heart rate and higher blood pressure, as well as unsteadiness on the feet.
  4. Its use was first publicly reported in 2010.
  5. It normally takes 10-15 minutes for the effects of Methoxetamiune to be felt, but sometimes it can take 60-90 minutes.
  6. Methoxetamine can make people feel very chilled out, relaxed and euphoric. Some users have said that they feel enlightened when taking Methoxetamine. Others have reported being agitated.
  7. Methoxetamine can produce a feeling of floating away, as if the mind and body are separated (dissociative state).
  8. Methoxetamine can make the heart beat faster than it should (Tachycardia) and increases blood pressure. Both of which might lead to range of problems including heart attacks or strokes.
  9. Methoxetamine can also cause involuntary eye movement, loss of balance and poor coordination, unsteadiness on your feet and slurred speech. These effects are not seen when people use Ketamine.
  10. Injecting Methoxetamine can damage the veins and can cause serious problems such as abscesses (swollen areas of tissue that are full of pus) and blood clots. Sharing injecting equipment, including needles and syringes, risks infection with hepatitis C and B viruses and HIV.
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