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Adrenochrome
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Pink Adrenaline
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Controversial
CHEMICAL NAME
3-hydroxy-1-methyl-5,6-indoline-dione
DESCRIPTION
Adrenochrome is an oxidation product of adrenaline (ephinephrine, norepinephrine). It has achieved mythical status as a deliberately-ingested psychoactive -- boosted by H.S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas -- though it is debated whether it has any psychoactive effects at all.
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