Ecstasy and Molly
THE FACTS ABOUT MDMA
What is it?
MDMA, ( 3,4 methylenedioxy-methamphetamine) Known as Ecstasy or Molly, is a synthetic psychoactive drug
Ecstasy is pill form of MDMA, Molly is a slang for “molecular” that refers to the powder or crystal form of MDMA. Molly is often mixed with other drug substances and is not pure MDMA or safe to uses.
How is it used?
MDMA or Ecstasy is taken orally in pill or tablet form. These pills can be in different colors with image on them.
Molly is taken in a gel capsule or snorted.
What does MDMA do to the body and mind?
•As a stimulant drug, it increases heart rate and blood pressure.
users may experience mucle tension,involuntary teeth clenching ,nausea, faintness, chills, or sweating
•It produces feeling and increased energy, euphoria, emotional warmth, empathy and distortions in sensory and time perceptions.
•feeling of sadness, anxiety, depression and memory difficulties are other effects
•It can seriously deplete serotonin levels in the brain, causing confusion and sleep problems.
Did you know?
• DEA is labeled MDMA as a schedule I drug, meaning its abuse potential is high an it has no approved medical use. it is illegal in the U.S.
• In high doses, MDMA can affect the body’s ability to regulate the temperature, which can lead the serious health complication and possible death.
TRUE OR FALSE?
• Taking Molly is OK because it is a “pure” form of MDMA. FALSE FACT: Molly is often mixed with harmful drugs. it is not safe to use.
•The effect of MDMA only last three to six hours. FALSE FACT: While the high from MDMA only last three six hours, the negative health and emotional effects can last few days to a couple of weeks. (Source: www.drugabuse.gov)