A synthetic, psychoactive drug that has similarities to both the stimulant amphetamine and the hallucinogen mescaline. MDMA is an abbreviation of the scientific name 3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine.

Street Names: Adam, E, X, XTC, Beans, Candy, Ebomb, Thizz, Love Drug, Molly, Rolls, Skittles, Sweets, Vitamin E or X.

Possible Health Effects: Lowered inhibition; enhanced sensory perception; increased heart rate and blood pressure; muscle tension; nausea; faintness; chills or sweating; sharp rise in body temperature leading to kidney failure or death.

Effects of MDMA (ecstasy) infographic.