methylenedioxymethamphetamine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n methylenedioxymethamphetamine a stimulant drug that is chemically related to mescaline and amphetamine and is used illicitly for its euphoric and hallucinogenic effects; it was formerly used in psychotherapy but in 1985 it was declared illegal in the United States "MDMA is often used at parties because it enables partygoers to remain active for long periods of time"
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MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) is an amphetamine analogue that produces euphoric and stimulant effects and a feeling of closeness towards others.
Abuse of 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine ( MDMA , commonly called ecstasy) has been associated with acute symptomatic hyponatraemia with the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic-hormone secretion (SIADH).
Abuse of 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA, commonly called ecstasy) has been associated with acute symptomatic hyponatraemia with the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic-hormone secretion (SIADH).
According to a press release from acting US Attorney Andrew T Baxter, Canadian citizens Benoit Goyette and Daylan Adams were charged with conspiracy to import methylenedioxymethamphetamine, commonly referred to as ecstasy.
And now there's a new twist on an old drug: The FDA is doing a pilot study on the use of Ecstasy (methylenedioxymethamphetamine), better known for showing up in dance clubs than hospices, to help terminal patients.
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