Bromadol – Use of the Drug, Signs and Symptoms of Abuse

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Bromadol is a potent narcotic analgesic with the systematic name of 4-(4-bromophenyl)-4-(dimethylamino)-1-(2-phenylethyl)cyclohexanol). This drug and research chemical with a structure very similar to that of an opioid.

Developed by scientist Daniel Lednicer in the 1970s, initial studies on this chemical have demonstrated that the strength of this drug is approximately 10,000 times the strength of morphine in animal models.

Understanding the Potential Effects of Bromadol

Bromadol, also known as BDPC, has not been specifically used in humans, though the use of this chemical would be expected to produce many similar effects to that of other opioid agonists.

Some of the most common side effects resulting from the ingestion of potent opioid drugs include euphoria, sedation, analgesia, respiratory depression, gastrointestinal distress and more.

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Some individuals may seek out this synthetic based drug in effort to obtain or achieve a high or euphoric episode similar to that experienced from opiate medications.

Because Bromadol is a research-based, synthetic drug, there is little information on this drug and understanding on the way in which the human body might be impacted by ingestion.

Many vendors may claim to sell this chemical in its pure form, but there are few chemists who are skilled enough to handle and produce this chemical.

Dangers of Bromadol Use

If you or a loved one has obtained Bromadol or any form of this chemical with the intentions of using for obtaining a high, be sure to speak with an addiction professional as soon as possible.


Many forms of this chemical that are sold are likely not legitimate and may be mixed with other unknown or harmful chemicals that can be potentially fatal.

Because relatively little is known and understood about this chemical drug, it is important to avoid consumption at all costs. Connect with help immediately if you find yourself in contact with this substance or seeking out this chemical for abusive purposes.

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About the Author: Crystal is a Masters-level Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with a specialty focus in eating disorders, maternal/child health and wellness, and intuitive eating. Combining clinical experience with a love of social media and writing, Crystal serves as the Special Projects Coordinator for Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope, where her passion to help others find recovery and healing is integrated into each part of her work.

As a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, Crystal has dedicated her career to helping others establish a healthy relationship with food and body through her work with EDH/AH and nutrition private practice.

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Updated & Reviewed By: Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC on March 13, 2016
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