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Hallucinogen Use Disorders




Aka: Methoxetamine, MXE, Mexxy
  1. See Also
    1. Ketamine Abuse
  2. Mechanism
    1. Ketamine-like drug of abuse used for its dissociative effects
    2. Grey market, designer drug
  3. Adverse Effects
    1. Marketed to have less Nausea and Vomiting than Ketamine
    2. Cerebellar effects (may be longer lasting)
      1. Nystagmus
      2. Truncal Ataxia (wide-based drunken gait)
      3. Difficulty performing Rapid Alternating Movements
      4. Shields (2012) Clin Toxicol 50(5): 438-40 [PubMed]
  4. Labs: Urine Drug Screen
    1. Assay for PCP will likely be positive
  5. Management: Agitation
    1. Benzodiazepines
    2. Haloperidol
  6. References
    1. Nordt and Swadron in Majoewsky (2012) EM:Rap 12(11): 9
    2. Wood (2012) Eur J Clin Pharmacol 68(5):853-6 [PubMed]

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