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The Dangers of MDMA and Party Drugs
Jun 14, 2021

MDMA, also called molly or ecstacy, is known as a party drug. Due to their psychoactive effects, party drugs like MDMA are often taken at raves, clubs, or music festivals. Many use these substances to amplify their experience. While MDMA is often viewed as safe, there are risks associated with its use, especially if you […]

Side Effects of Mixing Ecstasy (MDMA) & Alcohol
Feb 8, 2019

What Is Ecstasy? Ecstasy is a synthetic drug known as 3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, or MDMA.2 Ecstasy is sometimes encountered as a powder or liquid, but is more commonly found pressed into pill form or brightly colored tablets—often with imprinted logos or “brands” on them.3 This synthetic drug—what’s known as a substituted amphetamine—has both stimulant and hallucinogenic […]

Is Ecstasy (MDMA) Addictive?
Jul 30, 2018

According to one of the major works on the drug ecstasy, (MDMA), the 1989 book Ecstasy: The Clinical, Pharmacological, and Neurotoxicological Effects of the Drug MDMA, ecstasy is a drug that has mixed effects and generally classified as a dissociative hallucinogenic drug. The effects of the drug depend on the dose taken. It can produce […]

Adulterants and Additives in Substances
Jun 2, 2017

One study tested illicit drugs for adulterants and found that between 89% and 97% of them contained additional substances, including fentanyl, cocaine, heroin, and more.1 This page covers adulterated substances, the dangers associated with these contaminated drugs, and how to get help for a substance use disorder. What Are Commonly Adulterated Substances? The term adulterant […]

Ecstasy Addiction: Mental, Physical & Behavioral Effects of Ecstasy
Apr 27, 2017

What Is Ecstasy? Ecstasy is the name commonly used to describe 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, or MDMA.1 It’s an illegal, synthetic drug, with properties of both a stimulant drug like amphetamines and a hallucinogenic substance such as LSD.2 Classified as a Schedule I drug by the Controlled Substances Act means that ecstasy has a high potential for misuse […]

Ecstasy Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline & Detox Treatment
Mar 22, 2017

What is Ecstasy? Ecstasy, or 3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA), is a manmade, psychoactive drug that has both stimulant and hallucinogenic properties.1,2 Its intoxicating properties can have an energizing effect, distort perceptions and time, and increase pleasure from sensory experiences.1 Ecstasy may be referred to as MDMA, Molly, X, and more. Ecstasy Withdrawal Symptoms The effects of ecstasy […]

Molly (MDMA) Addiction: Signs, Effects & Treatment
Mar 15, 2017

MDMA (3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) goes by a number of different street names, including Molly, ecstasy, and XTC. MDMA is a synthetic drug that has stimulant and hallucinogenic properties. The drug was initially used in the treatment of a number of psychological issues, and there is still ongoing research investigating its potential utility in this context, but […]

Ecstasy Addiction: Symptoms, Effects, and Rehab Treatment
Mar 2, 2016

Continue reading to learn more about ecstasy, its potential for addiction, its side effects, and treatment options for its misuse. What Is Ecstasy? Ecstasy refers to the street name of 3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine, or MDMA.1 Also known as Molly, XTC, E, X, beans, and Adam, ecstasy is classified as a Schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances […]

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