What is Ecstasy?
Ecstasy is a synthetic, mind-altering drug that has both hallucinogenic and stimulant-like properties. It is taken orally. It is chemically similar to two other drugs, MDA and methamphetamine, both of which are known to cause brain damage.
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Did you know?
- Ecstasy, also known as "E," was once used primarily in nightclubs and at concerts or "raves" because it allowed users to dance for long periods. Its use is now spreading beyond the club scene.
- Ecstasy can be extremely addictive. Over 40% of Ecstasy users are dependent.
- It can cause severe dehydration, liver and heart failure, and even death.
- It causes an increase in heart rate and blood pressure, a special risk for people with circulatory or heart disease.
Signs of use:
- Teeth clenching
- Unusual displays of affection