What is Methylone?
Methylone (β-keto-methylenedioxymethamphetamine or 3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylcathinone, or bk-MDMA or M1), is a stimulant and empathogen of the phenethylamine, amphetamine and cathinone classes of drugs. It is structurally identical to MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamine), except that it contains the same β-ketone group found in cathinone. Methylone is a reuptake inhibitor and releasing agent of serotonin, noradrenaline, and dopamine, although its affinity for the serotonin transporter is three times lower than that of MDMA, which reduces its potency. The two major metabolic pathways for methylone are the side-chain degradation by N-demethylation to the corresponding primary amine methylenedioxycathinone (MDC), and demethylenation followed by O-methylation of either a 3- or 4-OH group on the benzene ring to produce 4-hydroxy-3-methoxymethcathinone (HMMC) or 3-hydroxy-4-methoxymethcathinone (3-OH-4-MeO-MC). Like MDMA, the physiological effects associated with Methylone include euphoria, an increase in sociability, insomnia, restlessness and hallucinations. Also reported are tachycardia (increased heart rate), hypertension (increased blood pressure), hyperthermia (increased body temperature), and hyperhidrosis (increased perspiration). Methylone comedowns are not as long-lasting and pronounced as those of MDMA because, unlike MDMA, Methylone does not affect serotonin production.
What is Methylone used for?
Methylone is a research chemical that was initially patented in the mid-1990 by Alexander Shulgin and Jacob Peyton as an antidepressant. The compound is quickly increasing in popularity as a recreational drug and is often described as a safe alternative to amphetamines, although it is not approved for human consumption. Methylone is supplied in powder/crystal form.
What are the effects of Methylone?
Methylone shows its effects after 15 minutes, and a rush of energy feels rising up in the body at the moment when the effects start to show. Euphoria is commonly described by the users and excitabillity and joyness are results of the intake. Methylone affects mental state and usually introspective thoughts and visual images appear in the mind of the user, delirious and fun practices are often common, such as children's play and re-membering childhood moments. Methylone does not induce paranoia or delusional thoughts, serious conversations are possible under the effects of this amazing research chemical. Increased talkativeness and improved memory, improved career plans and lucid realistic new business plans might occur during the trip. Methylone improves thinking but at higher dosage having a significant or serious conversation might bedifficult, due to silly laughter induced by the chemical. Social integration if taken in wise way seems efortless, but high dosage did not show any serious side effects; Insomnia and loss of appetite might occur, usuall hangover as in most of stimulants. Heart beat seems increased but not at a level of risk, perspiration might occur in cases of over dosage. The feeling of fleeting and easiness are some of the most craved outcomes, and if used in combination with a psychedelic substance such as Mescaline, the effects are way above expectations. Tension in the jaw and involuntary lips/jaw movement might occur, similar with cocaine experience. Some users consider Methylone similar with a normal dose of MDMA, with slight hallucinations that does not last too long and interesting ideas and visions during the trip might occur. Feelings of empathy might build up if surrounded by other friends or strangers, but there is no serotonin outburst as when experiencing MDMA, but sexual arousal is commonly encountered at some time after the intake. A dose of 1g of Methylone is safe for the user, as various tests have shown.
Users who tried Methylone:
Yesterday my order of 1g Methylone finally arrived. Yippy!
Not having a milligram scale, I eyed out what I thought was 150-250mg and dissolved it in Powerade. Taste was nearly unnoticeable, slightly bitter but in no way foul.
T+30m: Nothing yet. Mild stimulation (placebo?), excessive yawning.
T+45m: Still waiting. Check email, read message from my mother. I feel the urge to communicate with someone so I call her.
T+50m: As I talk to my mother waves of euphoria work their way from my neck to my feet, causing my hair to stand on end. The high feels peculiarly similar to that of cocaine (better?) but I'm not complaining. Each wave lasts 30 seconds to 1 minute, followed by an equally long period of dysphoric anxiety. Cycle repeats itself over the next 15 minutes.
T+1h5m: All euphoria now. The 'wave' effect has turned into a steady peak with no feelings of anxiety. Emotional barriers lessened (non-existent?). We discuss past issues, childhood problems, current drama, conversation is flowing quite well. We discuss and work through things that I've never had the nerve to talk about before.
T+1h30m: Euphoria still present, still on the phone with Mother. Short-term memory starts to fail. Much effort is needed to talk intelligibly -- I repeatedly lose my train of thought while talking, leading to akward silences. I don't want Mother to suspect I'm on drugs.
It's a good drug, and legal. Can't ask for much better! Stick with small doses. Larger doses are enjoyable but lead to diminished euphoria.
The few times i took methylone I only rolled for about an hour maybe two, but it was definitely an awesome roll. And that's with oral dose, parachuted.