MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine), is a derivative of amphetamine that belongs to the phenethylamine family. MDMA stimulates the release of several neurotransmitters (serotonin, noradrenaline and dopamine) that regulate mood and activity in the body.
What it looks like?
L ‘ MDMA or ecstasy, in its purest form is presented as a white crystalline powder. It is found in the form of tablets, or in powder or crystals that are snorted or dissolved in water or alcoholic beverages.
Method of recruitment
It can be ingested (sometimes dissolved in water), snorted, injected.
The effects can vary from person to person and are greatly affected by the environment in which the substance is taken. Generally, there is an alteration of mood, removal of emotional and communicative barriers, ease of speech, alteration of the perception of time. Under the effect of MDMA, you can dance for hours without feeling hungry or tired. The intake can cause mydriasis (dilation of the pupils) nausea, intense headache, irregular breathing, blurred vision, jaw twitching, increased sweating, anxiety and panic attacks.
MDMA is also responsible for making you feel talkative, elated and sexually livened up. You will develop a special interest in music and people and will be able to have conversations more at ease. It also gives a boost to your heart rate and your body temperature.
You should also be ready to experience hallucinations, improved colour and sound, jaw tension/clenching, dilated pupils and problem in peeing. More, some people have also experienced anxiety after consuming MDMA during the comedown. A long-term or heavy use of MDMA can lead to enhanced feelings of anxiety and more complexity in carrying off feelings of anxiety.