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The chemistry and pharmacology of 3-FEA
3-Fluoroethamphetamine (3-FEA)is belongs to the amphetamine class. It is actually a stimulant drug. It acts generally as releasing agent of the dopamine, monoamine neurotransmitters and serotonin. This drug is actually a weaker releaser of noradrenaline. 3-FEA is also a stronger releaser of the both serotonin and dopamine.
What is 3-FEA?
In animal studies it produced the strongest effects of reinforcing out of a range of derivatives tested of 3-substituted ethamphetamine. Actually it is not the most potent releaser of dopamine.
Here you can know about the Generic structure of an amphetamine molecule.
A synthetic molecule of the chemical class of amphetamine is 3-FEA, or 3-fluoroethamphetamine. Through an ethyl chain which substituted with a methyl group the molecules of the amphetamine class contains a core of phenethylamine which is comprised to a phenyl ring that is bound to an amino group.
Actually 3-FEA is the analog of 3-position fluorinated of ethylamphetamine. It is also known as the ethamphetamine. With the group of trifluotomethyl it is also an analog of fenfluramine. It is also replaced with a substituent of 3-fluoro.
As the traditional amphetamines this 3-FEA formally has not been studied on the same level. Currently it is assumed that just like the other substituted amphetamines along with substitutions at the similar positions. Primarily it acts most likely as an inhibitor of triple reuptake or the releaser of the dopamine, monoamine neurotransmitters serotonin, and norepinephrine. There is also some advantages and side-effects present in this drugs.