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Ecstasy. Baleigh Bond Eden Whitmore Israel Rubio Jessica Leon. Table of Contents. 1. Title slide 2. Table of contents 3. Type of drug 4. Category 5. Picture 6. Nick names 7. How is it taken? 8. Effects 9. Dangers 10. Statistics 11.Interesting facts 12. Resources. Type of Drugs .

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Ecstasy

Ecstasy

Baleigh Bond

Eden Whitmore

Israel Rubio

Jessica Leon


Table of contents
Table of Contents

  • 1. Title slide

  • 2. Table of contents

  • 3. Type of drug

  • 4. Category

  • 5. Picture

  • 6. Nick names

  • 7. How is it taken?

  • 8. Effects

  • 9. Dangers

  • 10. Statistics

  • 11.Interesting facts

  • 12. Resources


Type of drugs
Type of Drugs

  • Ecstasy is classified as a stimulant.

  • It is called 3-4-methylenedioxymethampheta-mine. (MDMA)

  • It is a synthetic drug with amphetamine-like and hallucinogenic properties.

  • Ecstasy is similar to the stimulant methamphetamine and the hallucinogen mescaline.

  • It is a combination of LSD and speed.

  • It does not cause hallucinations like LSD and speed.


Category
Category

  • This drug is illegal.

  • Not a prescription drug.

  • Not an OTC drug either.

  • If you are caught using, selling, or buying it, you will be arrested.


How the drug is taken
How the drug is taken

  • Swallowed

  • Snorted


Nicknames
Nicknames

  • MDMA

  • E

  • X

  • XTC

  • Adam

  • Molly

  • Roll

  • 007

  • Go

  • Hug drug

  • Beans

  • Love drug


Effects of the drug
Effects of the drug

  • Strain on the heart, liver, and kidneys

  • May feel hyper at first

  • Loose sense of time

  • Muscle tension/cramping

  • Nausea

  • Blurred vision

  • Increased heart rate

  • Increased blood pressure


Effects of the drug1
Effects of the drug

  • May feel anxious or agitated

  • Faint

  • Dizzy

  • Sweating

  • Feelings of depressions

  • Sadness

  • Involuntary teeth clenching

  • May have the chills


Effects of the drug2
Effects of the drug

What happens if you Over Dose?

  • High blood pressure

  • Faintness

  • Panic attacks

  • Loss of consciousness

  • Seizures


Dangers
Dangers

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Aggressiveness

  • Agitation

  • Recklessness

  • Paranoia

  • Sleep disorder

  • Poor decision making




Interesting facts
Interesting Facts

  • Leah Bells, a girl, died after taking a single ecstasy pill at her 18th birthday. She dies from a heart stroke and heart failure.

  • In US alone, more than 12 million people have taken ecstasy.

  • Usually taken by young adults and teens.

  • Sold at bars, underground nightclubs, and all night parties.

  • A single dose of Ecstasy lasts 3-4 hours which creates enjoyment of physical activities and provides a rush of energy.


Resources
Resources

  • http://newportacademy.com/blog/ten-things-every-parent-should-know-about-ecstasy

  • http://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts/mdma-ecstasy-or-molly

  • www.urban75.com/Drugs/drugxtc.htm/

  • http://alcholism.about.com/od/ecstasy/a/ecstasy.htm

  • http://alcholism.acom/od/ecstasy/a/ecstasy.htm

  • www.kidshealth.org

  • http://alcholism.about.com/cs-ecstasy-f-mdma_faq04.htm


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