Ecstasy poisoning

Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 1997 Dec;13(6):365-6. doi: 10.1016/s0964-3397(97)81146-9.

Abstract

The substance Ecstasy, which has become synonymous with the rave culture, has received much attention in recent times as a result of several well-publicized deaths among young 'users'. What is Ecstasy and what is the management of its toxicity in patients admitted to hospital?

MeSH terms

  • Critical Care / methods*
  • Dantrolene / therapeutic use
  • Designer Drugs / poisoning*
  • Hallucinogens / poisoning*
  • Humans
  • Muscle Relaxants, Central / therapeutic use
  • N-Methyl-3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine / poisoning*
  • Poisoning / drug therapy
  • Poisoning / nursing

Substances

  • Designer Drugs
  • Hallucinogens
  • Muscle Relaxants, Central
  • Dantrolene
  • N-Methyl-3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine