Table 1

Main drugs used for chemsex

Name of drug and formCommon colloquial termHow it's takenDesired effects
Mephedrone (white powder)MCat, Meow meow, M, DroneIngested
Snorted
Injected
Rectally
Euphoria Alertness
Sexual arousal
GBL/GHB (clear liquid)GIngested mixed in a drinkEuphoria
Disinhibition
Sexual arousal
Drowsiness
Crystal methamphetamine (white powder or clear crystals)TinaSmoked in glass pipe
Injected
Rectally
Euphoria Alertness
Sexual arousal
  • GBL, γ-butyrolactone; GHB, γ-hydroxybutyrate.