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Forum Name: Heart Failure

Question: Methcathinone consumption and new heart problem

 eddi888 - Tue Sep 21, 2004 3:47 pm

I have been consuming this material methcathinone
through pills for 3 weeks (about 70 pills estimate 10-30 gram pure over all- orally)
i am fine .....
my blood pressure is higher by 20% 65/95 , new - 82/120
my heart beat is higher by 20-50% 55-70, new - 80 - 120
i have stopped the usage almost 3 weeks ago,
when does this stuff get out of the system?
how long is this effect on my heart going to last?
is that a permanent damage for the rest of my life?
i am now taking 12.5 - 25 mg of normiten per day,
works fine by lowering back to normal, but the problem presist if i stop taking its back up to 80-120 pulse.

again i haven't touched this stuff (methcathinone) for 17 days.

please advice, or help

Thank you in advance, Eddi
 Dr. Yasser Mokhtar - Tue Oct 12, 2004 6:32 pm

User avatar Dear Eddi,

i don't have much experience with this drug.

It is a stimulant like amphetamines. i can not tell how long its effects are going to last.

In addition to taking the normiten, which is just symptomatic treatment, other causes of high blood pressure and fast heart rate should be excluded before giving all the credit to methcathinone.

An ecg (electric recording of the heart beats) should be done to make sure that the heart beating is normal but fast and not an abnormal irregular heart rate.

i would suggest also that you have an ultrasound of the heart (echocardiogram) to make sure that your heart is contracting in a normal fashion.

i don't think that the drug is still in your system but a drug level in the blood could be done.

Thank you very much for using our website and i hope that this information helped.

Yasser Mokhtar, M.D.

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