The other raw materials for Methaqualone
, apart from acetic anhydride (manufactured at Shreenath Industries) are Anthranillic Acid (which was imported from Indonesia from Kandla Port by misdeclaring it as Mallic Anhydride), ortho toloudiene, phosporous trichloride, caustic soda (procured locally).
Illicit drugs detected in the decedents included opiates (heroin and morphine), cocaine, amphetamines, methaqualone
To prove the crime of Trafficking in Methaqualone
, the State must prove the following three elements beyond a reasonable doubt:
Marijuana (cannabis) is a Schedule 1 Controlled Substance along with heroin, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), peyote, methaqualone
and methylene dioxmetamphetamine (Ectasy).
40, [section] 552(6)(2009)(including in definition of "drug" amphetamines, cannabinoids, cocaine, phencyclidine, hallucinogens, methaqualone
, opiates, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, synthetic, designer drugs, and metabolites).
On December 10, South African authorities arrested seven suspects and confiscated a cargo containing 316kg of cocaine and 100,000 pills of Methaqualone
or commonly known as Mandrax.
However, participant volumes for oxycodone, MDMA, and propoxyphene are increasing, whereas participant volumes for LSD and methaqualone
have remained relatively low since 2003.
Combined cannabis/ methaqualone
withdrawal treated with psychotropic analgesic nitrous oxide.
Monitoring saliva concentrations of methaqualone
, codeine, secobarbital, diphenhydramine and diazepam after single oral doses.
The blood and urine samples were screened at a clinical laboratory for amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cocaine metabolites, cannabinoids, methadone, methaqualone
(urine only), opiates, phencyclidine, and propoxyphene metabolites by immunoassay and confirmed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC/MS).
For example, chapter 2 (Pharmacology and Genetic Aspects of Abused Drugs) covers amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cocaine, marijuana, opiates, methadone, porpoxyphene, phencyclidine, methaqualone
In this study 58% of the males and 57% of the females had at sometime taken alcohol, 32% of the males and 10% of the females had at sometimes taken cannabis, and 24% of the males and 26% of the females had at sometimes in their lives taken other drugs, that included petrol sniffing, chlordiazepoxide and other minor tranquillizers, amphetamines and methaqualone
The influence of oral contraceptives on the metabolism of methaqualone
In Mastrangelo, the defendant was charged along with eleven co-defendants with crimes stemming from the importation of large amounts of marijuana and methaqualone
After these drugs were demonized, DeGrandpre notes, psychoactive pharmaceuticals such as meprobramate (Miltown), amphetamines (Benzedrine, Dexedrine, Methedrine), barbiturates (Ambutal, Nembutal, Seconal), methaqualone
(Quaalude), and the benzodiazepines (Librium, Valium, Xanax, Ativan, Halcion) followed "the same cycle of medical hype, vast nonmedical use, and new and 'unexpected' problems of dependency.