Journal article

Methoxetamine: An early report on the motivations for use, effect profile and prevalence of use in a UK clubbing sample

Adam R Winstock, Will Lawn, Paolo Deluca, Rohan Borschmann

Drug and Alcohol Review | WILEY | Published : 2016

Abstract

INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: To assess the prevalence of use and subjective effect profile of methoxetamine among a group of polydrug users. DESIGN AND METHODS: Cross-sectional, anonymous, online survey of UK-based polydrug users was conducted. Prevalence of lifetime, last year and last month use, sourcing of the drugs, motivations for use, and subjective effect and risk profile compared with that of ketamine were measured. RESULTS: There were 7700 UK-based polydrug users, of whom 326 reported recent use of methoxetamine. Of the whole sample, 4.2% reported last 12 month use of methoxetamine compared with 24.5% for ketamine. The most common route of use was intranasal and the predominate effect des..

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