What is ecstasy?
Ecstasy is a street name for the drug methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA). It is a type of stimulant that also produces hallucinogenic effects.
Stimulant drugs speed up the messages between the brain and the body and can make a person feel more awake, alert, confident, or energetic.
Although ecstasy is sometimes described as a mild hallucinogen, it is scarce for a person using ecstasy to hallucinate.
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What does it look like?
Ecstasy usually comes in the form of a tablet, in various shapes, sizes, and colors. Often, the tablets are imprinted with logos and designs from popular culture.
How is it used?
The most common way to take ecstasy is by swallowing.
Signs of use
- Sleep problems
- Skin rash similar to acne
- Possession of pills stamped with cartoon or other characters or possession of a powdered substance
- Personality changes
- Lifestyle changes, such as staying out all night at parties