How much do you know about the synthetic “party” drugs MDMA and ecstasy?
MDMA is a:
Depressant (relaxes you)
Stimulant (hypes you up)
MDMA acts as both a stimulant and psychedelic. It gives users a feeling of energy, distorts time and perception, and intensifies touch.
Can you die after taking MDMA?
The drug causes a sharp increase in body temperature (hyperthermia), which can lead to liver, kidney, and cardiovascular failure and death.
Why do users for MDMA sometimes need to use a pacifier?
To keep their tongues active
To look cool
To keep them from grinding their teeth
Users of ecstasy or MDMA (also known as Molly) use pacifiers to keep them from grinding their teeth down when they are high.
Users usually take MDMA all of the following ways EXCEPT:
swallowing gel capsules, pills or tablets
MDMA use mainly involves swallowing tablets (50-150 mg), which are sometimes crushed and snorted, occasionally smoked but rarely injected.
MDMA is also referred to as:
Other slang terms include: roll, skittle, Scooby snacks, X, and Essence.
How long does it usually take to get high from MDMA?
Under 10 minutes
More than an hour
Within 30 to 45 minutes
The high usually lasts 4 to 6 hours, but it may occur or last weeks after taking the pill.
MDMA users experience a lot of the same effects and risks as users of cocaine.
These effects include increased motor activity, alertness, heart rate, and blood pressure.
MDMA and ecstasy are the same thing.
Although MDMA is known among users as ecstasy, researchers found that many ecstasy tablets contain not only MDMA but also a number of other drugs or drug combinations that can be harmful, like: meth, cocaine, ketamine and more.
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