What are DOM/DOB/MDA?


DOM/DOB/MDA are chemical variations of amphetamines. They are stimulants.

DOM is chemically 4-Methyl-2, 5-dimethoxyamphetamine was introduced into the San Francisco drug scene in the late 1960s, and was nicknamed STP, acronym for “Serenity, Tranquility, and Peace.”

DOB is 4-bromo-2, 5-dimethoxyamphetamine.

MDA is 3, 4-methylenedioxyamphetamine, similar to MDMA or Ecstasy.

What do they look like?


They are most often found in either powder or pill form.

How are they used?


They can be snorted or taken orally. They are most often found in either powder or pill form. Because they are produced in clandestine laboratories, they are seldom pure and the amount in a capsule or tablet is likely to vary considerably.

What are their short-term effects?


These drugs differ from one another in their potency, speed of onset, duration of action and their capacity to modify mood with or without producing overt hallucinations.

What are their long-term effects?



What are their federal classifications?


Not Applicable



Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)

Click on the link below to download the fact sheet for this drug:


DOM/DOB/MDA Fact Sheet (PDF)