MDMA Methylene Dioxy Methamphetamine

What is Ecstasy?

Ecstasy is a illegal stimulant drug that causes hallucinations. ecstasy is also a neurotoxic drug classified as a amphetamine. It is made by criminal drug dealers in labs. Ecstasy can commonly have 0 - 50% MDMA and is mixed with other drugs. You can never know what it have in it because its more than likley mixed with other drugs. Its known as a designer drug because its used to make people feel high. It has become more common in the street in the past decade.

How is Ecstasy taken?

People usually take MDMA by tablets or capsules but it can also be taken by smoking, snorting, and injection.
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NIcknames for Ecstasy

Common nicknames for Ecstasy :

  • Molly
  • Beans
  • X
  • XTC
  • Hug
  • Love drug
  • Adam
  • Clarity
  • Cloud Nine
  • Ecstasy
  • Scooby snacks
  • Thizz
  • E-bomb

Short term effects

Ecstasy is similar to stimulants. Effects when you take it are : sweating, nausea, muscle aches and cramps, blurred vision, loss of appetite

Long terms effects

Ecstasy users can have depression, brain damage, get sick easy, low energy, and addiction if taken regularly

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Signs of abuse :

People who use ecstasy usually start craving for it after the first few times and have sleeping problems, anxiety, depression and poor performance in conjugating and memory.

Dependence / Addiction

If you take MDMA a lot you need to take take it for your brain to function. 43% of users become addicted. Ecstasy effects the part of the brain that controls mood, sleep and response to pain. It binds itself to receptors that normally process natural hormones that regulate these responses and causes excessive release of these natural hormones.Ecstasy dependence occurs because a person gets used to and desires more and more of the effects that this release of hormones causes.

Before and after

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