brings euphoria but the high is followed by hallucinations, paranoid delusions and acute agitation that can take three days to wear off. It has been dubbed the new Miaow Miaow, or mephadrone.
According to www.drugs.ie ,"While it has proved difficult to carry out much forensic testing on samples of 'Ivory Wave', of those tested, many have contained the active drug MDPV, along with cutting agents such as the common local anaesthetic Lidocaine.
MDPV, chemical name
Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (3,4-methylenedioxy) is a Class B drug. It is a cathinone derivative and was brought under the control of the Misuse of Drugs Act in April 2010 along with mephedrone and other related substances."
'Ivory Wave' is generally not available in Irish headshops (as of August 2010).
Head Shop Charts
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Further information or queries to the author / designer - Dr Pierce Kavanagh, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St. James's Hospital, Dublin 8.