What is Ecstasy?

Ecstasy – It is 3,4-methylene-dioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) – is one of the most controlled drug used in clubs, concerts and parties. It causes marked depletion of 5-HT from brain tissue in the first few hours following drug administration giving euphoria, changes in perception (sound &light), a reduction in defensiveness (negative affect), emotional openness, empathy.

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I had ingested an Ecstasy pill at night. The next day when i woke up my nose started to bleed on its own and it stopped after a while. This had...

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It may cause nose bleed. Ecstasy may cause bleeding from the nose apparently due to high blood pressure. However, other causes of nose bleed...

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Do illicit drugs like Ectstacy and cocaine interfear with the effectiveness of the birth control pill? I am aware that anti biotics can sometimes...

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Brief Answer:
Drugs like ecstasy and cocaine do not interact with birth control pills

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Hi Jacquilev,
Thanks for writing in to us.


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Im 31 and female and took ecstasy for the first time about 6 hours ago. Now I'm feeling extremely nauseous, really dizzy/lightheaded and shaky....

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Short term side effects

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Dear Ma'am , I have gone through your question and I understand your concerns.. ecstasy has...

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