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Designer Drugs MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Designer Drugs
Tree Number(s)
D26.909.500
Unique ID
D015198
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015198
Annotation
coordinate with specific drug or chemical; do not confuse with DRUG DESIGN
Scope Note
Drugs designed and synthesized, often for illegal street use, by modification of existing drug structures (e.g., amphetamines). Of special interest are MPTP (a reverse ester of meperidine), MDA (3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine), and MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine). Many drugs act on the aminergic system, the physiologically active biogenic amines.
Entry Term(s)
Customized Drug
Customized Drugs
Designer Drug
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Chemistry, Pharmaceutical (1984-1988)
Street Drugs (1985-1988)
See Also
Illicit Drugs
Substance-Related Disorders
Public MeSH Note
1989
History Note
1989
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/04/23
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Designer Drugs Preferred
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