Three cases of delirium after "ecstasy" ingestion

J Psychoactive Drugs. Apr-Jun 1999;31(2):167-70. doi: 10.1080/02791072.1999.10471740.


Three cases of delirium experienced by three young friends after recreational use of "ecstasy" are reported--a syndrome which, to the best of the authors' knowledge, has not been previously observed in MDMA abusers. Special attention is given to the etiological factors and clinical features of the adverse reaction.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Delirium / chemically induced*
  • Hallucinogens / adverse effects*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • N-Methyl-3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine / adverse effects*


  • Hallucinogens
  • N-Methyl-3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine