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Drugs are a rising problem with todays teens New and hip drugs are especially on the rise One of these up and coming substances is Ecstasy Properly known as MDMA methyldioxymethamphetamine Ecstasy is most commonly used at dance clubs raves and atmospheres where there are a lot of people and loud music Ecstasy is often referred to as E X and rolls In this paper I will show what can be found in ecstasy the effects reasons for use and also provide several stories of people who use it and why they choose to do so Furthermore I will answer the question Is ecstasy addictive and how Many people often wonder what truly is in ecstasy As I stated earlier in its pure form ecstasy is known as MDMA or methyldioxymethamphetamine This is what buyers hope to get when purchasing a roll of e However because of costs and the high demand for this drug many dealers find it economically feasible and beneficial to mix in other drugs with MDMA Thus other drugs and substances can be found in any given ecstasy pill The most common drugs found in ecstasy are MDEA and MDA These are similar to MDMA but have different effects on the user MDEA lasts a shorter time while MDA lasts longer and has a more speedy edge Both drugs however lack the aspect of empathy-the idea that one is connected with others thoughts and emotions This is crucial considering this is one of the biggest effects of MDMA Many other substances aside from the last two have been found in ecstasy pills These are Speed LSD Ketamine Aspirin and other over-the-counter pills Atropine 4-MTA meththioamphetamine and DXM dextromethorphan Ketamine is an anaesthetic providing very different effects on the user The last three drugs Atropine 4-MTA and DXM can be very dangerous when mixed with MDMA DXM is commonly found in cough medicines However a high dosage mixed with MDMA puts
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