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Piperazine
Basics
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DESCRIPTION #
There are many compounds which fit into the category of 'piperazines'. Benzylpiperazine (BZP), the one most commonly used as a recreational substance, is a CNS stimulant which people describe as a noticeably different stimulant effect than amphetamines. It is not particularly popular because many people find that it has more side effects than amphetamines.
Dose #
BZP is used orally at doses of between 70-150 mg. Effects last 6-8 hours.
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BZP is schedule I in the United States, and is therefore illegal to possess without a license.
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The Substance:
Piperazines; BZP; TFMPP; A2.
The Experience:
No common terms known.
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CAUTION & DISCLAIMER #
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