What does it look like?
2-DPMP is reported as white or off-white powder. It is likely that related compounds, such as D2PM and diphenylmethylpyrrolidine, will have a similar appearance and cost, but there is limited information at this time to confirm this.
2-DPMP effects can be both powerful and long-lasting, with effects that can last as long as 5 to 7 days – some users have had to go to hospital for help.
The related compounds D2PM and diphenylmethylpyrrolidine are also stimulants, with similar effects and risks to 2-DPMP.
How does it make you feel?
There has been limited research of 2-DPMP, but the studies that have been carried out indicate that it is a very potent amphetamine-type stimulant.
2-DPMP is a long-lasting drug, capable of causing severe agitation, which can last for several days after a single dose.
Taking 2-DPMP or related compounds can induce:
- Feelings of euphoria, alertness, talkativeness and feelings of empathy
- Chest pains, anxiety, insomnia, severe agitation, hallucinations and paranoia
Physical health risks
Taking any drug involve risks. As well as damaging your health, you can damage the relationships you have with your family, friends, school or employer; and so can damage your lifestyle.
Here’s what 2-DPMP and the related compounds could do to you:
It can be toxic to the brain, causing overstimulation of the nervous system, with agitation and hallucinations, or causing fits.
It can cause overstimulation of the heart; and there are reports of altered blood pressure.
Potentially dangerous rises in body temperature have been noted and there may be a risk of kidney failure.
You could end up in hospital or worse.
Mental health risks
It can cause mood swings and feelings of anxiety, aggression and paranoia.
What is 2-DPMP cut with?
When you buy 2-DPMP or related compounds, you can never be sure that it hasn’t been cut with something else.
This is a Class B drug, which means it’s illegal to have for yourself, give away or sell.
Possession can get you up to 5 years in prison, an unlimited fine or both.
Supplying someone else, even your friends, can get you up to 14 years in prison, an unlimited fine or both.
Like drink-driving, driving when high is dangerous and illegal. If you’re caught driving under the influence, you may receive a heavy fine, driving ban, or prison sentence.
If the police catch people supplying illegal drugs in a home, club, bar or hostel, they can potentially prosecute the landlord, club owner or any other person concerned in the management of the premises.