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BZP (Benzylpiperazine) Powder is a recreational drug with euphoriant and stimulant properties. The effects produced by BZP are comparable to those produced by amphetamine.

BZP (Benzylpiperazine) is a synthetic stimulant derived from piperazine It is often seen as an alternative to ecstasy or amphetamine, although usually considered to be less potent than these drugs.

So BZP is sold as a tablet, capsule or an off-white powder. BZP pills are marketed under a huge variety of names and the tablets come in many different shapes. Sometimes the BZP chemical can be found in ecstasy tablets.



The use of BZP has similar effects to other synthetic stimulants such as ecstasy or amphetamines. Users experience a sense of euphoria and increased alertness, enhanced senses and a raised heart rate, coupled with a decrease in appetite.


A number of adverse effects have been reported. These include vomiting and nausea, headache, tiredness, palpitations, anxiety, strange thoughts, mood swings and confusion. Some of these effects were reported to have occurred in the comedown period while others were experienced for up to 24 hours after use. There are reports of users not being able to sleep for up to ten hours after taking BZP pills.

BZP (Benzylpiperazine) Powder