[imgl=white]http://www.drugs-forum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=10982&stc=1&d=1254556733[/imgl]Police are worried about a hallucinogenic drug which they say is becoming more prevalent on Adelaide streets.
They say the illegal drug DOI has effects even more marked than those experienced when taking LSD.
The drug is similar in appearance and effects to LSD, but the hallucinations it causes can last up to three days longer.
Authorities say other short-term effects include mood swings and nausea, but effects can vary significantly from one user to another.
Police think production of the drug could be happening in South Australia.
Detective Inspector John De Candia says it has been detected in the metropolitan area but also seized in SA's south-east.
"It seems to be something predominantly in South Australia, there has been a seizure in Queensland but the majority are in South Australia and it's probably been over the last month or two or three months where it's started to emerge," he said.
"One of the street names for it can be wangers, there's also the name of it as doctor eye.
"They maybe selling it as trips, as LSD, and the concern is the fact that LSD may have a reaction after probably two hours or three hours and last up to 12 hours - they may not get an effect from this drug for about 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 hours."
Jeff Munro from the Australian Drug Foundation says DOI has been found in the United States for some time but rarely in Australia until now.
"There are certainly health dangers with this drug and it's a drug that people should be very wary of," he said.
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