Critical role of peripheral vasoconstriction in fatal brain hyperthermia induced by MDMA (Ecstasy) under conditions that mimic human drug use

EA Kiyatkin, AH Kim, KT Wakabayashi… - Journal of …, 2014 - Soc Neuroscience

Author(s): EA Kiyatkin , Ken T. Wakabayashi

Focus: MDMA


MDMA (Ecstasy) is an illicit drug used by young adults at hot, crowed “rave” parties, yet the data on potential health hazards of its abuse remain controversial. Here, we examined the effect of MDMA on temperature homeostasis in male rats under standard laboratory …

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