Pentylones is a novel stimulant-entactogen substance of the cathinone class.
it is chemically related to MDPV and belongs to a group known as the substituted cathinones.
Little is known about its pharmacology.
However it likely produces its activity by increasing the activity of serotonin,
dopamine, and norepinephrine in the brain.
the drug was developed in the 1960s by Boehringer Ingelheim, although it was never marketed.
It appeared around 2010 as recreational research compound,
it is occasionally found as an adulterant or counterfeit for MDMA