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how dangerous is ecstasy?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Ecstacy: Ecstacy is mdma or methylenedioxy-n-methylamphetamine. Which is a type of amphetamine. If sold on the street it is often mixed with lsd. Amphetamines can cause htn, stroke, heart attacks.
Answered on Feb 24, 2013
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
A LOT !!: Ecstasy (mdma) can cause derealization, depersonalization, visual hallucinations, decreased appetite, dry mouth, tooth grinding & problems concentrating. After- affects include irritability, anxiety, paranoia, depressed mood, fatigue, diarrhea, constibation, apathy, vertigo, lightheadedness & insomnia. Stroke, coma, organ failure & death can also occur.
Answered on Feb 24, 2013

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Yes: It is dangerous to take ecstasy, period.
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Ecstasy: Yes the high heart rate is not good.

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