what is in the drug "moon rocks"

Not Medical Advice: Moon rocks are crystals of pure MDMA. Other names for MDMA are 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine; ecstasy, ADAM, disco biscuit, candy canes, doves, M&M, rolls, white doves, E, eckie, essence, hug drug, love drug, X, XTC, (moon rock is a newer term).

MDMA is a synthetic, psychoactive drug with a chemical structure same to the stimulant methamphetamine and the hallucinogen mescaline. MDMA is derived from safrole, an oil from the roots of the Cinnamomum parthenoxylon tree. This oil is synthesized with a variety of other chemicals and prepared in a lab.

MDMA users may experience problems similar to those encountered by amphetamine and cocaine users, including addiction. Psychological effects include confusion, sleep problems, depression, anxiety, and paranoia. Physical effects include muscle tension, involuntary teeth-clenching, blurred vision, nausea, faintness, and chills or sweating.

Learn more about this drug at Drugs.com MDMA.

Miley Cyrus has admitted to singing about MDMA in her current single 'We Can't Stop'. Learn more at NME.

Updated on Friday, August 09 2013 at 04:11AM EDT
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