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MDMA can normally be found as pills or capsules, or as a white powder. The pills come in different colours and often have logos or symbols on them. The difference between MDMA and Ecstasy is that MDMA is most commonly found as a powder, and Ecstasy - which is found predominately as a pill
Usually swallowed as a pill, powder or mixed in a drink, or wrapped in cigarette paper. MDMA can also be snorted or dabbed onto the gums. Can also be injected.
- Positive effects can include intense pleasurable feelings, high mood, increased empathy, feelings of closeness, increased physical energy, and enhanced self confidence
- Negative effects sometimes found are anxiety, paranoia, not feeling real (in an unpleasant way), risk taking and confusion.
- Withdrawal and come-down symptoms reported are low mood, increased anxiety, decreased energy, loss of appetite, difficulty concentrating, paranoia, obsessional thoughts, and sleeping difficulties.
- Long-term body changes can include liver damage, heart problems, stroke, as well as memory and brain impairment.