Ecstasy is 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine
, a semisynthetic drug taken in pill form, that is related to amphetamines and mescaline.
In the present study, we examined the effects of an antisense (AS) oligonucleotide (ODN) targeted at monoamine oxidase-B (MAO-B) on the acute release of dopamine following treatment with 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine
Lost in translation: Preclinical studies on 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine
provide information on mechanisms of action, but do not allow accurate prediction of adverse events in humans.
Ecstasy - known scientifically as 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine
or MDMA - is a stimulant and hallucinogen and one of the most widely used illegal drugs among young people, with a range of damaging effects.
(MDMA),  known as ecstasy, is a popular recreational drug leading to feelings of euphoria and energy and a desire to socialize (1,2).
Amphetamines, heroin, phencyclidine (PCP), and 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine
(MDMA or Ecstasy) each can cause ischemia, convulsions, or coma with compression that lead to rhabdomyolysis and myoglobinuaria, and eventually to renal failure.
Other commonly encountered drugs that were evaluated included acetaminophen, 6-acetylmorphine, acetylsalicylic acid, alprazolam, amphetamine, benzoylecgonine, caffeine, cathinone, cocaethylene, cocaine, codeine, dextromethorphan, diazepam, flunitrazepam, flurazpam, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, ibuprofen, imipramine, lorazepam, methadone, methamphetamine, 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine
, morphine, nicotine, nitrazepam, oxazepam, pentazocine, phencyclidine, and temazepam at 1000 [micro]g/L.
They hypothesized that behavioral and emotional problems in children or adolescents would be associated with later use of ectasy, clinically known as 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine
Cognitive performance in 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine
(MDMA, "ecstasy') users: A controlled study.
(MDMA), or known in popular culture as "Ecstasy," remains one of the most prominent drugs used across the nation today.
Usefulness of saliva for measurement of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine
and its metabolites: correlation with plasma drug concentrations and effect of salivary pH.
The pre-clinical behavioural pharmacology of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine