Drug warning 4-Fluoroamphetamine and 25C-NBOMe. September 2020


Please take note of the following drug warning from Qld Forensic and Scientific Services about  4-Fluoroamphetamine and 25C-NBOMe.

19 grams of brown crystalline substance containing a mixture of 4-Fluoroamphetamine (4-FA) and 25C-NBOMe has been identified in Brisbane. This combination of drugs has the potential to cause severe adverse health effects, and has been associated with fatalities and hospitalisations in Australia. 4-FA and 25C-NBOMe have previously been identified together in capsule form and may appear visually very similar to MDMA.

Expected adverse effects may be?
4-FA causes agitation, raised heart rate, blood pressure and body temperature. Patients often complain of severe headaches. Acute effects on the heart and brain, including cerebellar hemorrhage (bleeding in the brain), have also been reported.

25C-NBOMe also causes agitation, raised heart rate and blood pressure. Hallucinations and seizures have also been reported.

When taken in combination these drugs are likely to display enhanced adverse effects causing a danger to human health and potential death.

Seek medical attention immediately if you experience any adverse effects following drug use!

For help:
–  Call Triple Zero (000) for emergency assistance
– Go to your nearest emergency department
– Call the Queensland Poisons Information Centre (13 11 26).