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Symptoms, toxicities, and analytical results for a patient after smoking herbs containing the novel synthetic cannabinoid MAM-2201


Derungs, Adrian; Schwaninger, Andrea E; Mansella, Gregory; Bingisser, Roland; Kraemer, Thomas; Liechti, M E (2013). Symptoms, toxicities, and analytical results for a patient after smoking herbs containing the novel synthetic cannabinoid MAM-2201. Forensic Toxicology, 31(1):164-171.

Abstract

We report a case of intoxication by the synthetic cannabinoid MAM-2201 ([1-(5-fluoropentyl)-1H-indol-3-yl](4-methyl-1-naphthalenyl)-methanone). A 31-year-old man smoked about 300 mg of a herbal blend. He experienced an acute transient psychotic state with agitation, aggression, anxiety, and vomiting associated with a sympathomimetic syndrome. MAM-2201 was detected and quantified in a plasma sample using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC–MS–MS). The level was 49 ng/ml 1 h after smoking. The use of other drugs was analytically excluded. The presence of MAM-2201 was confirmed in the herbal blend using gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC–MS) and LC–high resolution MS. This is the first description of an analytically confirmed intoxication and of the determination of MAM-2201 in human blood plasma.

Abstract

We report a case of intoxication by the synthetic cannabinoid MAM-2201 ([1-(5-fluoropentyl)-1H-indol-3-yl](4-methyl-1-naphthalenyl)-methanone). A 31-year-old man smoked about 300 mg of a herbal blend. He experienced an acute transient psychotic state with agitation, aggression, anxiety, and vomiting associated with a sympathomimetic syndrome. MAM-2201 was detected and quantified in a plasma sample using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC–MS–MS). The level was 49 ng/ml 1 h after smoking. The use of other drugs was analytically excluded. The presence of MAM-2201 was confirmed in the herbal blend using gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC–MS) and LC–high resolution MS. This is the first description of an analytically confirmed intoxication and of the determination of MAM-2201 in human blood plasma.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Legal Medicine
Dewey Decimal Classification:340 Law
610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2013
Deposited On:22 Mar 2013 14:15
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 16:26
Publisher:Springer
ISSN:1860-8965
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s11419-012-0166-1

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