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C17H25N An addicting drug originally used as an intravenous anesthetic that was subsequently removed from medical use in humans because it produces hallucinations and delusions. It has been illegally manufactured and sold on the street, sometimes causing serious adverse reactions. Also known as angel dust; PCP.
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