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We don't yet know what the long term effects of ecstasy and other recreational drugs are.

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Most drugs cross the placenta, and therefore have some effect on the unborn child. There is only limited research on the specific effects of using ecstasy during pregnancy. However, there is potential to harm the child, especially if ecstasy is combined with other drugs. It is possible that miscarriage can result from using ecstasy. Injecting ecstasy also increases the risk of HIV infection and other infections for both the mother and the baby.

The effects of ecstasy will vary from person to person depending on the following:

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Anybody taking antidepressants should remember the following:
1 they take time to kick in. Up to 4 weeks.
2 there are side effects at first. These should wear off in a couple of weeks
3 if the pills don't work or make u worse after the 4 week mark, u are on the wrong pill and/or dosage. No psych med is guaranteed to work in 100% of people.
4 they are designed to be used alongside counseling. Do not take them instead of counselling. Its dangerous!
5 withdrawal by cold turkey is physically dangerous.
I have just started celexa & it has its ups and downs. One thing i know though: there are no miracle pills. You have to work at solving the problem.

With all the attacking/whining about anti depressants, what about the effects of drugs like alcohol, ECSTACY, cocaine, meth, etc?

Of course, no-one can do without sleep indefinitely and when they do stop using they experience the opposite effects – they may feel very tired, hungry, anxious, paranoid, irritable and depressed, and a general feeling of being flat. These after effects may be heightened for users who have injected ecstasy or who have combined ecstasy with other drugs. This is sometimes called a crash.


• Hyperthermia is one of the major side effects of ecstacy


With ecstasy, as with so many drugs, there needs to be an open and honest debate with police, scientists, health workers and users so that people can gain a greater understanding of both the causes and effects of drug taking.

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These include cocaine and MDMA or "ecstacy." Caution is advised when combining drugs or supplements that have an effect on the serotonin system.
A serious serotonin syndrome symptom is coma.

dangerous effects of high doses.

Using more than one drug increases the risk of complications and serious side-effects, and can lead to a variety of serious physical and psychological problems. For example, using ecstasy with other drugs that dehydrate the body, such as amphetamines and alcohol, can increase the problems associated with dehydration.

and the dangerous rise of branded ecstasy

On the one hand, authorities justify their (ineffective) crackdowns on ecstasy by arguing that because MDMA is manufactured and distributed by the black market it must be terribly dangerous. On the other hand, when confronted with advocacy to regulate MDMA manufacture and distribution, the same authorities tie themselves in knots trying to argue all drugs (except alcohol and tobacco) are too dangerous to even consider regulating any new drugs.

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If ecstasy is combined with depressant drugs like alcohol, users may not feel the effects of the depressant drug straight away due to the masking effect that occurs. For example, if ecstasy is used with alcohol, Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) still goes up and motor skills such as coordination and reflexes are still impaired.

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While all drug use, recreational or otherwise, can cause harm, pure MDMA is one of the least dangerous drugs known. Indeed, it is much less dangerous than drugs like alcohol, tobacco or cannabis. MDMA is rarely habit-forming. The vast majority of people only take MDMA in the context of dancing or partying. MDMA fatalities do occur but are extremely rare in comparison with the hundreds of thousands of doses taken every year in Australia. Professor David Nutt, a distinguished expert, was sacked from an official UK position for estimating in 2009 that the risk of death was greater from horse riding than from taking ecstasy.