Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA,“ecstasy”)

M SHANNON - Pediatric emergency care, 2000 -


A 21-year-old male was brought to the emergency department (ED) after taking 30 “hits” of Ecstasy. Witnesses reported he had a seizure at home before the arrival of paramedics. In the ED, he was agitated with pulse 130 and blood pressure 150/98. Diazepam (5 mg IV) was …

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