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Descriptor English: 3,4-Methylenedioxyamphetamine
Descriptor Spanish: 3,4-Metilenodioxianfetamina
Descriptor Portuguese: 3,4-Metilenodioxianfetamina
Descriptor French: 3,4-Méthylènedioxy-amphétamine
Entry term(s): 3,4 Methylenedioxyamphetamine
Tree number(s): D02.092.471.683.152.660
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015104
Scope note: An amphetamine derivative that inhibits uptake of catecholamine neurotransmitters. It is a hallucinogen. It is less toxic than its methylated derivative but in sufficient doses may still destroy serotonergic neurons and has been used for that purpose experimentally.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Hallucinogens
Serotonin Agents
Adrenergic Uptake Inhibitors
Registry Number: 4764-17-4
CAS Type 1 Name: 1,3-Benzodioxole-5-ethanamine, alpha-methyl-
Previous Indexing: Amphetamine (1973-1976)
Dioxoles (1974-1975)
Methyl Ethers (1973)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under AMPHETAMINES 1977-90
History Note: 91(77); was see under AMPHETAMINES 1977-90
DeCS ID: 8939
Unique ID: D015104
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/04/13
Revision Date: 2000/06/22
3,4-Methylenedioxyamphetamine - Preferred
Concept UI M0023232
Scope note An amphetamine derivative that inhibits uptake of catecholamine neurotransmitters. It is a hallucinogen. It is less toxic than its methylated derivative but in sufficient doses may still destroy serotonergic neurons and has been used for that purpose experimentally.
Preferred term 3,4-Methylenedioxyamphetamine
Entry term(s) 3,4 Methylenedioxyamphetamine



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