Desired Effects:Hallucinations, distortion and enhancement of sound and vision, altered state of consciousness, mild euphoria, distortions in the perception of time.
Side Effects:Feelings of general discomfort, nausea, vomiting, itching, prolonged tensing of muscles and shuddering, headaches, irritability and diarrhoea.
Long term risks:There have been a number hospitalisations and one death linked to the drugs 2CI and /or 2CE. The long-term effects of use are currently not known as there is little or no research. 2Cs and uncommon substances with a very short history of human use, and it is possible that lasting negative effects could be produced even in small doses.
Short term risks:Visual disturbances, confusion and panic attacks, high blood pressure, hyperthermia, palpitations and anxiety.
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.