Acute toxicity

The individual response varies greatly and toxicity correlates poorly with the amount of drug taken. Typical effects following amphetamine ingestion include wakefulness, appetite suppression, talkativeness, hyperactivity, and euphoria. The patient has a dry mouth and dilated pupils and may be sweating. Tendon reflexes are brisk. Cardiovascular effects such as tachycardia and hypertension are common. Signs of moderate toxicity following MDMA use include nausea, increased muscle tone, hyper-reflexia, muscle pain, trismus (jaw-clenching), blurred vision, agitation, anxiety, and a slight rise in body temperature. Vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea may also occur. Signs of severe toxicity include delirium, coma, and convulsions.

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