The bath salt drug is a chemically engineered synthetic substance in where the main addictive ingredient is MDPV (methylenedioxypyrovalerone) and mephedrone. The other chemicals that make up the bath salt drug are unknown because there is no way to test for it; however studies and research are being done to discover what contents are in the drug.
What we do know is that MDPV is a synthetic stimulant that works in the body the vey dame way cocaine and, methamphetamines do. The bath salt drug provides the user with an immediate rush and euphoric feeling very similar to that of cocaine. The bath salt drug is typically snorted but new reports have suggested that some individuals use the drug intravenously. Some persons report a very paranoid feeling, and experience mild hallucinations with just a few uses of the drug.
There is no current test for the bath salt drug and the only way to know if someone has used the drug is if they tell u they have used it. Some emergency room cases have reported positive test results for cocaine, methamphetamines, and ecstasy for those persons who have overdosed on bath salts. The bath salt drug is quickly becoming the next legal cocaine sold over the counter and a new synthetic drug epidemic.