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“Ecstasy and neurodegeneration. Tablets often contain substances in addition to, or instead of, ecstasy.”.
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Those who metabolise the drug quickly may possibly also experience 'desirable' effects of the drug for a shorter time
than other people. This might lead them to take increasing doses to sustain the wanted effect, with this compounding
any potential risk. In a study at the Maudsley Hospital many subjects have reported taking over 10 tablets in an
evening; some have reported lifetime use exceeding 1000 tablets. With toxicity in animal studies being associated with
a single dose,4 such lifetime consumption makes the likelihood of latent functional psychological problems even more
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