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α-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone (otherwise called alpha-pyrrolidinovalerophenone, α-PVP, alpha-PVP, O-2387, β-keto-prolintane, Prolintanone, or Desmethyl Pyrovalerone) is an engineered stimulant of the cathinone class created in the 1960s that has been sold as an originator drug.[1] Informally it is now and again called flakka or rock.  a-pvp is synthetically identified with pyrovalerone and is the ketone simple of prolintane.[2]

α-PVP, as different psychostimulants, can bring about hyperstimulation, neurosis, and hallucinations.[3] α-PVP has been accounted for to be the cause, or a critical contributory reason for death in suicides and overdoses brought on by mixes of drugs.[4][5][6][7] α-PVP has additionally been connected to no less than one demise where it was joined with pentedrone and created heart failure.[8]


α-PVP goes about as a norepinephrine-dopamine reuptake inhibitor with IC50 estimations of 14.2 and 12.8 nM, separately, like its methylenedioxy subordinate MDPV.[9][10][11][12]

α-PVP gives no response with the marquis reagent. It gives a dim/dark response with the mecke reagent.

α-PVP might be evaluated in blood, plasma or pee by fluid chromatography-mass spectrometry to affirm a conclusion of harming in hospitalized patients or to give confirm in a medicolegal demise examination. Blood or plasma α-PVP focuses are relied upon to be in a scope of 10–50 μg/L in people utilizing the medication recreationally, >100 μg/L in inebriated patients and >300 μg/L in casualties of intense overdosage