Desired Effects:Amphetamine-like stimulant with long-lasting effects.
Side Effects:Severe agitation, anxiety, insomnia, paranoia, chest pains, hallucinations.
Long term risks:The severe effects can last a number of days. Long term risks are not yet fully known but may be similar to amphetamines; regular use may become compulsive and users may develop psychological and physical dependence.
Short term risks:Aggression, seizures, increased blood pressure, potentially dangerous rises in body temperature, risk of kidney failure. The risks will be increased if combined with alcohol or other drugs. Users have reported that Ivory Wave is very potent, with only a very small amount needed, so it is easy to take too much.
Parents & other relatives
Drug agencies also provide lots of advice and support to parents of people using these drugs. Many street agencies can provide relative support groups or counselling for family members, partners etc.