Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) Drug Driving Limit = 10 µg/L
MDMA is a psychoactive drug its euphoric.
MDMA has become widely known as “ecstasy” (shortened to “E”, “X”, or “XTC”), usually referring to its tablet street form, although this term may also include the presence of possible adulterants. The UK term “Mandy” and the US term “Molly” colloquially refer to MDMA in a crystalline powder form that is relatively free of adulterants. “Molly” can sometimes also refer to the related drugs methylone, MDPV, mephedrone or any other of the pharmacological group of compounds commonly known as bath salts.
In general, MDMA users begin reporting subjective effects within 30 to 60 minutes of consumption, hitting a peak at about 75 to 120 minutes which plateaus for about 3.5 hours.
The desired short-term psychoactive effects of MDMA include:
- Euphoria– a sense of general well-being and happiness
- Increased sociability and feelings of communication being easy or simple
- Entactogeniceffects – increased empathy or feelings of closeness with others
- A sense of inner peace
- Mild hallucination (e.g., colors and sounds are enhanced and mild closed-eye visuals)
- Enhanced sensation, perception, or sexuality