WHAT IS MDMA
Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), also known as ecstasy or “molly,” is a synthetic drug derived from amphetamine. It produces effects such as feelings of mental stimulation, decreased anxiety, and enhanced sensory perception. However, as with any street drug, using MDMA also comes with notable risks. Also Known As Other common names include Adam, Beans, Clarity, E, Hug, Lovedrug, Molly, Roll, Scooby snacks, Snowball, X, or XTC.
HOW LONG DOES MDMA STAY IN YOUR SYSTEM
How long ecstasy lasts and stays in your system depends on a number of factors including metabolism, body mass, hydration levels, and food intake. The effects of the drug usually start within 30 minutes of consumption and the “high” lasts from three to six hours.
MDMA is usually detectable by urine drug tests for one to four days after taking the drug. The detection window can also be influenced by how much of the drug was taken.
MDMA SIDE EFFECTS
- Ecstasy can produce the positive effects that people seek in as little as 15 minutes, but it can also cause a variety of negative effects.
A person may experience the intoxicating effects of MDMA within 45 minutes or so after taking a single dose.
- Those effects include an enhanced sense of well-being
- Sexual Anxiety
- increased extroversion
- emotional warmth
- empathy toward others, and a willingness to discuss emotionally charged memories
- In addition, people report enhanced sensory perception as a hallmark of the MDMA experience.