Ibogaine Abstracts on PubMed

18-Methoxycoronaridine (18-MC) and ibogaine: comparison of antiaddictive efficacy, toxicity, and mechanisms of action. 18-Methoxycoronaridine (18-MC) and ibogaine: comparison of antiaddictive efficacy, toxicity, and mechanisms of action. 18-MC, a novel iboga alkaloid congener, is being developed as a potential treatment for multiple forms of drug abuse. Like ibogaine (40 mg/kg), 18-MC …

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2004: Ibogaine Panel — 5th National Harm Reduction Conference

The Ibogaine Round Table Sex, Drugs & Enlightenment (on Bourbon St.) Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel — New Orleans, LA November 13, 2004 | 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM Ibogaine — Special Session (3 hours) IBERVILLE Room Moderator: Patrick Kroupa   Patrick K. Kroupa — Chairman of the Bored, MindVox, Inc. …

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2009: The 6th Annual Ibogaine Forum, Boston, MA

The 2009 Ibogaine Conference Northeastern University, Boston, Mass. Presidents Day Weekend (Sat., Feb. 14 to Mon., Feb. 16) Sponsored by the National AIDS Brigade Schedule Saturday, Feb. 14, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. [10:00 AM] Facing the Habit a film by Magnolia Martin [11:00 AM] Introduction Rommel Washington [11:15 AM] …

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Anti-Addiction Drug in Limbo

Illegal in U.S., ibogaine advocates say it blocks withdrawal symptoms By Malcolm Ritter / Associated Press (2000) What if addiction, whether to cocaine, heroin or alcohol, could be broken by taking a single pill? That’s the audacious claim behind ibogaine, an extract of an African shrub. But don’t look for …

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Addiction Treatment Strives for Legitimacy

by Brian Vastag Journal of the American Medical Association Vol. 288 No. 24, pp. 3096-3101, December 25, 2002 © 2002 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Tabernanthe iboga, the West African source of ibogaine, used by some to treat addiction. New York — Some drugs are made in laboratories. Others, …

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Ibogaine Therapy: A ‘Vast, Uncontrolled Experiment’

ADDICTION RESEARCH: Ibogaine Therapy: A ‘Vast, Uncontrolled Experiment’ by Brian Vastag (Science, Vol 308, Issue 5720, 345-346 , 15 April 2005) Despite potentially harsh side effects, an African plant extract is being tested in two public clinical trials — and many clandestine ones On a snowy President’s Day, an odd …

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Ibogaine: A Novel Anti-Addictive Compound…

Ibogaine: A Novel Anti-Addictive Compound A Comprehensive Literature Review By: Jonathan Freedlander Advisor: Carlo DiClemente, Ph.D. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Introduction and History Ibogaine is a naturally occurring indole alkaloid, found in a variety of African shrubs of the Tabernanthe genus (Obach, Pablo, and Mash, 1998). The root of …

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Ibogaine: Therapy of Last Hope

Therapy of Last Hope, or Communion Amid Cannibal Tribes (Partial Translation by Author / Summary)   Copyright © 2009, Sebastian Daniel All Rights Reserved Iboga, coming in from humanity’s homeland – Africa, has been used as an effective drug to combat addiction to heroin, cocaine, nicotine or alcohol since the …

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Ibogaine in the 21st Century: Boosters, Tune-ups and Maintenance

maps • volume xv number 1 • Spring 2005 By Patrick K. Kroupa & Hattie Wells History The history of using ibogaine to break the cycle of drug-dependence is relatively short. While it is likely that the CIBA pharmaceutical company and the US government were aware of ibogaine’s anti-addictive properties …

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