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A recreational/club drug taken as ecstasy pills or as MDMA powder.

Also called:

  • Crystal
  • Dizzle
  • E
  • MD
  • MDMA
  • Mandy
  • Molly
  • Pills
  • Xtc

Quick info

How the drug works varies from person to person

How you might feel
‘Loved-up’, alert, energised and/or anxious, panicky, paranoid.
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Effects on your body
Tingly, confused, faster heart rate, higher body temperature.
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How long it takes to work
20 - 30 mins on average.
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How long the effects last
2 - 4 hours on average.
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Common risks
Overheating and/or dehydration. Drinking too much water to cool down can also be dangerous. Taking a whole pill in one go is dangerous because you don’t know how strong it is.
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Mixing drugs
Mixing drugs is always risky but some mixtures are more dangerous than others.
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