Rainbow drug "replaces" ecstasy in the Czech republic, news report says

Prague - The Czech Republic is seeing an increasing interest in the so-called rainbow drug that is increasingly pushing out the most famous dance of ecstasy. It is cheaper, its effects are very similar and does not yet appear on lists of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. This greatly facilitates the distribution.

Brings anxiety, experts warn

[Original article in Czech is here: www.ct24.cz/domaci/87842-duhova-droga-vytlacuje-extazi-prinasi-uzkost-varuji-odbornici/ Translated below from Czech by Google Translate and edited and abriged by EURAD. Translation may be inacurate (editor)]

23rd April 2010 CT24 http://www.ct24.cz/ (A Czech Republic television)

Prague - The Czech Republic is seeing an increasing interest in the so-called rainbow drug that is increasingly pushing out the most famous dance of ecstasy. It is cheaper, its effects are very similar and does not yet appear on lists of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. This greatly facilitates the distribution.

However, as noted expert on drug issues Pavel Cuba; the possible effects of the drug are not yet well known. Especially in combination with alcohol, nicotine or caffeine can cause confusion and anxiety.

Ecstasy pills Rainbow drug (including iris) is made from piperazine or its derivatives. In this regard, it is not a novelty, since they are used in medicine. [...]

Rainbow drug carries confusion, fever and annoying light

"The risk is that experimenters usually do not enjoy only the substance, but combine it with legal drug type alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, by its stimulating effect can then lead to a completely unexpected reaction. May endanger both him and his surroundings," warned Cuba.

Above it can be mixed in a synthetic piperazine drugs the opposite effect. Experts noted the user experience such as malaise, nausea, fever, confusion or sensitivity to light and noise. This is the main danger rainbow drugs.