High dose MDMA tablets have been found in NSW, average dose 196mg
Know the risks
- You are at increased risk of harm if you:
- take multiple MDMA (ecstasy) tablets or capsules
- take a higher-dose MDMA (ecstasy) tablet or capsule
- use other stimulant drugs (e.g. methamphetamine, cocaine or caffeine) at the same time
- use alcohol, certain medicines, or illicit drugs at the same time
- MDMA (ecstasy) is often poorly manufactured and the amount of MDMA in a tablet or capsule can vary a lot, even within the same batch. The dose of MDMA tablets recently circulating in NSW varied by up to six-fold.
- The time from taking the drug to feeling any effect can vary significantly depending on the drug as well as the individual person.
Effects to look out for
- Feeling really hot and sweaty, light headedness, rigid muscles (e.g. difficulty walking), confusion or agitation, racing pulse/heart, feeling aggressive, uncontrolled repetitive movements, vomiting, seizures, difficult to rouse / unconscious
- Seek help immediately from your nearest emergency department or call Triple Zero (000).
- Start CPR if someone is not breathing.
Support and advice
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This drug alert was reproduced from NSW Health’s site.
Written by Anonymous