Diphenylprolinol is a biological inhibitor that is often used as designer drug. In the recent times, toxicologists and pharmacists have recommended banning of the substance to prevent abuse. Almost all governments have now classified it as a class B drug. This is to mean that it is not legal to be in possession of the drug, whether for sale or for individual use. In pharmacology, the drug is normally used for preparation of chiral CBS catalyst and has been used before as a stimulant in some medical procedures.
200px-DiphenylprolinolAbuse of the drug however grew rampant and its nature as a powerful stimulant has caused its widespread use. Many of hard drug addicts consider this an alternative to regular doses, a very misguided school of thought. Diphenylprolinol has many times been found in the substance ‘ivory wave’. Its abuse causes a stimulative effect similar to that of amphetamine. Despite being a very powerful substance, it has been found to last a record seven days in the abuser and cause addiction. Abusers who take this substance have had to go to the hospital for rehabilitation against substance abuse.