"Designer Drugs" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Drugs designed and synthesized, often for illegal street use, by modification of existing drug structures (e.g., amphetamines). Of special interest are MPTP (a reverse ester of meperidine), MDA (3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine), and MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine). Many drugs act on the aminergic system, the physiologically active biogenic amines.
- Designer Drugs
- Drugs, Designer
- Customized Drugs
- Drugs, Customized
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Designer Drugs".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Designer Drugs".
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