Cerebral oedema after ingestion of MDMA (“ecstasy”) and unrestricted intake of water

SM Matthai, JA Sills, DC Davidson, D Alexandrou - Bmj, 1996 - bmj.com

Focus: MDMA


EDITOR,—3, 4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA or “ecstasy”) is a synthetic derivative of amphetamine and a popular recreational drug among young people. It is known to cause severe hyperpyrexia, dehydration, and rhabdomyolysis. 1 Unrestricted …

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