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Ecstasy Drug Test

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Ecstasy can be detected in drug tests that specifically include it as part of the panel of drugs being tested. Health Street offers various drug testing options via hair or urine specimens, which are available for both employers and individuals. Urine drug testing is most common, which looks back on drug use up to one week. Hair drug testing looks further back at approximately 90 days. Just choose the location for the ecstasy drug test and complete the registration. From there, a barcode will be sent to you or the person you specify, and should be presented at the facility upon arrival for the ecstasy drug test. Testing results are reported quickly, accurately, and stored securely in our online portal.

About Ecstasy

What Is Ecstasy?

Ecstasy (MDMA) is a synthetic stimulant, popular amongst clubgoers, that creates feelings of pleasure and empathy in users. Ecstasy unleashes a burst of serotonin, a neurotransmitter responsible for the feelings of well-being, happiness, love, and sexual arousal. Ecstasy is usually taken as a pill or powder, as many of us know due to hit films like Bad Boys II and MDMA. Like all drugs, it’s a package deal that comes complete with side effects; ecstasy is notable for the depression that accompanies its hangover.

Popular Ecstasy Street Names

Some other names for ecstasy include:

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Disco Biscuit
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Hug Drug
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Adam
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Lover’s Speed
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Beans
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Happy Pill
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Scooby Snacks
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Thizz
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Vowels
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Dancing Shoes
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Intended Use and Effects:

Long-term effects may include damage to the brain that leads to Parkinson’s disease later in life. There are also signs of memory deficits from chronic use of the drug. Overdose can cause renal failure, stroke, and damage to the heart. It is unclear whether the body develops a chemical dependence to MDMA, but people who use it certainly feel an emotional attachment to it.

Side Effects of Ecstasy

Most teens or young adults who frequent the party circuit, particularly those that stay out all night, have some exposure to this drug. The most telltale signs that someone has used ecstasy occur as the person comes down from the high.

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Irritability
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Extreme fatigue
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Leftover feelings of love and empathy—known as the “afterglow”
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Paranoia
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Depression
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Dizziness
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Loss of appetite
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Diarrhea or constipation
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Jaw soreness (ecstasy jaw clenching or teeth grinding is common)

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Does Ecstasy Stay In Urine?

How long ecstasy is detectable in urine is dependent on several factors. Some of these include:

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Frequency of use
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Amount used
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User’s metabolism
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User’s age
Does Ecstasy Show Up On a Drug Test?

Ecstasy can be detected in urine and hair drug tests that specifically include it as part of the panel of drugs being tested. Our 7 panel hair test detects ecstasy use, as does our 7 panel urine drug test. Note that ecstasy is not included in a 9 panel or 10 panel urine drug test. To include more drugs in the panel, opt for a 12 panel or higher, all of which include an MDMA drug test.

Why Drug Test for Ecstasy?

As with any drug, ecstasy can create dangerous work environments or create strain in personal relationships. Ecstasy can cause cardiovascular distress, dehydration, or raise body temperatures to the the point of liver and kidney damage. In addition to the physical ramifications of this drug, ecstasy can also reduce serotonin in the brain for up to seven years, resulting in long-term mental health challenges.

Ecstasy Drug Test Options

Health Street offers the following ecstasy urine tests and hair tests. The higher number the panel, the more drugs are tested, but ecstasy is included in all of the following. These drug testing options can be ordered by both individuals and employers. Whether you’re an employer seeking to maintain a drug-free workplace or an individual looking to drug test yourself or a family member, we have a drug testing solution for you.

Ecstasy Urine Tests:
Ecstasy Hair Tests:
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Citations

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Tackett, B. (2019, October 30). History & Background of MDMA (Ecstasy). Recovery.org. https://www.recovery.org/ecstasy/history/.
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National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2017, September). What is the history of MDMA? National Institute on Drug Abuse. https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/mdma-ecstasy-abuse/what-is-the-history-of-mdma.
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Ecstasy Or MDMA (also Known As Molly). DEA. (n.d.). https://www.dea.gov/factsheets/ecstasy-or-mdma-also-known-molly.
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Edited by Editorial StaffLast Updated: August 25, 2019. (2019, August 25). What Are the Mental and Physical Effects of the Drug Ecstasy? American Addiction Centers. https://americanaddictioncenters.org/ecstasy-abuse/mental-and-physical-effects.