The mystery of ibogaine: can an African psychedelic cure addiction?

Copyright Omni Publications International Ltd. 1993 Omni July, 1993 SECTION: Vol. 15 ; No. 9 ; Pg. 14; ISSN: 0149-8711 LENGTH: 757 words HEADLINE: The mystery of ibogaine: can an African psychedelic cure addiction? BYLINE: Nadis, Steve BODY: Wild claims have been made about ibogaine, an hallucinogenic substance derived from…

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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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One-Step Cure for Addiction?

by Jerome Burne Focus Magazine / (July 2000) Beneath a brilliant vault of stars, a young man is sitting on a rug somewhere out in the South African veldt. But he only has eyes for the extraordinary parade of images inside his head. There is a tremor to his legs…

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Uncovering Ibogaine

the Deborah Mash Interview with Paul DeRienzo Dr. Deborah Mash is a faculty member in the Department of Neurology of the University of Miami, School of Medicine with a secondary appointment in Cellular Molecular Pharmacology. Dr. Mash’s area of expertise is called Neuropharmacology and Neuroscience and her doctoral dissertation was…

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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: 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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Deborah Mash’s Brain

Copyright © 1995, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 18: Deborah Mash’s Brain In March, 1994, in strictest secrecy, Howard Lotsof re-instituted treatments of addict volunteers in an ultramodern hospital in Panama City, with pre-treatment work-ups at the University of Miami. But…

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Cures Not Wars

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 17: Cures Not Wars In February, 1994, Robert Rygor died. He’d become a beneficiary of the free pot program, and as facilitator of ACT UP Coordinating Committee, which set the agenda for the…

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Stanley Glick

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 7: Stanley Glick In 1986, Howard Lotsof again approached the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) and asked them to put Ibogaine to the hardest test. Have your doctors, he said, give it…

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