MDMA also known as ecstasy is used illicitly for its euphoric and hallucinogenic effects and reducing inhibitions. Typically this substance is used in social settings. MDMA’s effects are stimulated by visuals, sounds, smells and touch. Some people experience nausea at the outset, but after about forty-five minutes, most people report feelings of relaxation and clarity. It is impossible to know he dose since MDMA is illegal, In fact, many drugs sold as “ecstasy” or “molly” are not MDMA. Besides MDMA, ecstasy pills may contain varying levels of MDA (methylene-dioxyamphetamine), other stimulants such as caffeine, or anesthetics such as Ketamine or dextromethorphan (DXM) – which can significantly amplify potential harms.


Some of the other names for ecstasy are X, XTC, the Love Drug, Disco Biscuits, Scooby Snacks and Vitamin E just to name a few. Ecstasy is not considered physically addictive, but reports that state this claim do vary. The tolerance to ecstasy is quickly built up which helps prevent a physical dependency. However, ecstasy can be psychologically addictive. Almost 60 percent of people who use MDMA report withdrawal symptoms, including fatigue, loss of appetite, depressed feelings, and trouble concentrating.

Side-Effects of MDMA


• Nausea

• Chills

• Sweating

• Blurred vision

• Muscle cramps

• Clenching of the teeth

• Confusion

• Depression

• Sleep problems

• Severe anxiety

• Cravings for the drug

Signs of MDMA Use


• Euphoria

• Intense feelings of love

• Involuntary eye movements

• Increase body temperature

• Increased heart rate

• Intensified body senses