No, Adrenochrome suggested as a “recreational drug” did not come from Terry Gilliam’s movie Fear and loathing In Las Vegas. This study also says that Adrenochrome can be extracted from a man in a certain state. Debunkers of CYM documents claim the source of Adrenochrome to be the movie which is false. This document (a photocopy from a medical journal) proves two things
1.) The idea of using Adrenochrome for its mescaline like properties did NOT originate from Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
2.) Adrenchrome can be extracted from a human being who is producing adrenaline