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What is Ecstasy abuse?

What is Ecstasy abuse?

Ecstasy is an illicit drug which has some of the features of amphetamines, which are stimulants, and some of ...more »

  • Ecstasy abuse: Use of the illicit drug called ecstasy.
  • Ecstasy abuse: synthetic adrenergic agonist resembling both amphetamine (a stimulant) and mescaline (a hallucinogen); "designer drug" once touted as potentially psychotherapeutic, but now a controlled substance considered a drug of abuse.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Ecstasy abuse: a state of elated bliss.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Ecstasy abuse: Introduction

Types of Ecstasy abuse:

Broader types of Ecstasy abuse:

How many people get Ecstasy abuse?

Lifetime risk of Ecstasy abuse: 6.1% of people have tried ecstasy in Australia 2001 (2001 National Drug Strategy Household Survey, AIHW)

How serious is Ecstasy abuse?

Complications of Ecstasy abuse: see complications of Ecstasy abuse

What causes Ecstasy abuse?

Causes of Ecstasy abuse: see causes of Ecstasy abuse
Risk factors for Ecstasy abuse: see risk factors for Ecstasy abuse

What are the symptoms of Ecstasy abuse?

Symptoms of Ecstasy abuse: see symptoms of Ecstasy abuse

Complications of Ecstasy abuse: see complications of Ecstasy abuse

Duration of Ecstasy abuse: Intoxication may last up to 6 hours; some intoxication symptoms for more than 24 hours; "coming down" symptoms may last for days.

Ecstasy abuse: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Ecstasy abuse.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Ecstasy abuse.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Ecstasy abuse: Psychiatrist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Ecstasy abuse.
Treatments for Ecstasy abuse: see treatments for Ecstasy abuse
Research for Ecstasy abuse: see research for Ecstasy abuse

Name and Aliases of Ecstasy abuse

Main name of condition: Ecstasy abuse

Other names or spellings for Ecstasy abuse:

Methylenedioxymethamphetamine, MDMA, E, XTC, eccy, the love drug

Ecstasy, MDMA, Methylenedioxymethamphetamine Source - Diseases Database

Source - WordNet 2.1

Ecstasy abuse: Related Conditions

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