The scientific name of the drug is methylenedioxymethamphetamine
, or MDMA.
The drug, whose full name is methylenedioxymethamphetamine
, has also been accused of causing brain damage and of leading people astray with ersatz feelings of empathy and euphoria (concerns discussed later in this article).
MDA was first synthesized in the early 1900s, and few years later, chemists developed methylenedioxymethamphetamine
or MDMA, also known as ecstasy.
INCREASED USE OF METHAMPHETAMINE AND METHYLENEDIOXYMETHAMPHETAMINE
Ecstasy, a chemical known as methylenedioxymethamphetamine
(MDMA), first appeared in Malaysia in 1996.
The defendant consented, and the deputy searched the car, finding a small quantity of marijuana and a pill of methylenedioxymethamphetamine
Chemicals play two critical roles in the production of illegal drugs: as chemical inputs for the production of synthetic drugs such as methamphetamine and MDMA (3,4- methylenedioxymethamphetamine
, commonly known as ecstasy); and as refining agents and solvents for processing plant-based materials such as coca and opium poppy into drugs such as cocaine and heroin.
These include 3,4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine
(MDMA or ecstasy), gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) and ketamine.
Twelve victims - one an army veteran and others victims of sexual abuse or rape were given MDMA, or 3,4- methylenedioxymethamphetamine
, the chemical compound found pure in ecstasy tablets.
MDA, a synthetic empathogen sometimes found in Ecstasy tablets, whose chemical name is, methylenedioxymethamphetamine
2B]-receptor agonists--a growing list of medications that now includes ergot derivatives (ergotamine, methysergide, and dihydroergotamine), dopamine agonists (pergolide and cabergoline), and amphetamine derivatives (fenfluramine and methylenedioxymethamphetamine
[MDMA, or 'ecstasy'])," Dr.
Airman Basic (AB) Ricky Walters II was charged in a duplicitous specification with wrongful use of methylenedioxymethamphetamine
(MDMA) "on divers occasions between on or about 1 April 2000 and on or about 18 July 2000.
Chemically known as 3-4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine
, or MDMA, Ecstasy is a synthetic, psychoactive drug with amphetamine-like and hallucinogenic properties.
The illicit drug methylenedioxymethamphetamine
, also called MDMA or ecstasy, is known to cause memory problems.
An estimated 200,000 Malaysians use ecstasy, the so-called disco drug whose chemical name is methylenedioxymethamphetamine