- White Pearl
Scientific Names: 6-(2-aminopropyl)benzofuran (6-APB) or
1-(benzofuran-6-yl)propan-2-amine 5-(2-aminopropyl)benzofuran (5-APB)
Generic Names: Enwau Generig: Benzofuran Compounds
Desired Effects:Similar to ecstasy (MDMA), euphoria, increased energy, empathy with others, feeling 'in tune' with surroundings and music.
Side Effects:Insomnia, increased heart rate and temperature, anxiety, nausea & vomiting, headache, come-down depression and tiredness.
Long term risks:Heart damage due to cardiac poisoning, psychosis, several deaths have been attributed to the use of benzofuran compounds.
Short term risks:Panic, confusion, agitation & aggression, paranoia.
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...