What is N-ethylpentylone or ephylone, and what is the most common manifestation of toxicity?
N-ethylpentylone is a synthetic cathinone. Recent case reports suggest that agitation is the most common manifestation of toxicity. Of note in this report, none of the patients reported using N-ethylpentylone at presentation. (Dean-An Ling, Te-I Weng, Ju-Yu Chen, Guan-yuan Chen, Hsaio-Lin Hwa & Cheng-Chung Fang (2019) Clinical manifestation and quantitative urinary analysis of N-ethylnorpentylone abuse in patients to the emergency department, Clinical Toxicology, DOI: 10.1080/15563650.2019.1705972)