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Zenenberg R, Goldfarb DS. 
“Evaluation of hyponatremia associated with the use of methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)”. 
Int J Med Toxicol. 2000;3(5):30.
Ecstasy (MDMA) is an amphetamine analog with psychedelic effects, which is commonly used by young people, particularly at dance parties called 'raves'. This issue of the journal reports a case of MDMA-associated hyponatremia, a known complication of this drug. The authors attribute the hyponatremia to the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH). In this editorial, we will review the basic pathophysiology and diagnostic evaluation of hyponatremia while commenting on this patientís presentation.
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