terms for MDMA/Ecstasy:
Go, X, Adam, Hug Drug
does Ecstasy look like?
is distributed in tablet form. Individual tablets are often imprinted with
graphic designs or commercial logos, and typically contain 100 mg of MDMA.
is Ecstasy used?
Ecstasy is usually ingested in tablet form, but can also be crushed and
snorted, injected, or used in suppository form.
2000, more than 6.4 million people age 12 and older reported that they
have used Ecstasy at least once in their lives.Ecstasy is popular among
middle-class adolescents and young adults.Ecstasy is sold primarily at
legitimate nightclubs and bars, at underground nightclubs sometimes called
"acid houses," or at all-night parties known as
does Ecstasy get to the United States?
The vast majority of Ecstasy consumed domestically is produced in Europe.
A limited number of Ecstasy laboratories operate in the United States. Law
enforcement seized 17 clandestine Ecstasy laboratories in the United
States in 2001 compared to 7 seized in 2000.
much does Ecstasy cost?
It costs as little as 25 to 50 cents to manufacture an Ecstasy tablet in
Europe, but the street value of that same Ecstasy tablet can be as high as
$40, with a tablet typically selling for between $20 and $30.4
are some of the consequences of using Ecstasy?
In addition to chemical stimulation, the drug reportedly suppresses the
need to eat, drink, or sleep.When taken at raves, where all-night dancing
usually occurs, the drug often leads to severe dehydration and heat stroke
in the user since it has the effect of "short-circuiting" the
body's temperature signals to the brain.An Ecstasy overdose is
characterized by a rapid heartbeat, high blood pressure, faintness, muscle
cramping, panic attacks, and, in more severe cases, loss of consciousness
or seizures. One of the side effects of the drug is jaw muscle tension and
teeth grinding. As a consequence, Ecstasy users will often suck on
pacifiers to help relieve the tension.Ecstasy may cause hyperthermia,
muscle breakdown, seizures, stroke, kidney and cardiovascular system
failure, possible permanent damage to sections of brain critical to
thought and memory, and death.