What is Ecstasy Detox?
Ecstasy is a man-made stimulant with similarities to amphetamines and hallucinogens. Because of that reality, almost anything can be put inside of the tablets known as Ecstasy including PCP, dextromethorphan, cocaine, ketamine even bath salts.
Often, people who use Ecstasy combine it with other drugs thus, complicating withdrawal symptoms. Nonetheless, there are a number of conditions associated with Ecstasy use that can impact the body. First, the initial effects of Ecstasy do not last long, even though the levels are still within the body. This dynamic often leads the person seeking to maintain the initial experience the urge to ingest another pill too early.Once that occurs, the body is overwhelmed by the amount of drugs that must be processed and a person will suffer a heart attack. Ecstasy is known as a club drug, thus intense dancing can easily lead to dehydration that then results in liver, kidney or cardiovascular failure.
Withdrawal symptoms induced by Ecstasy (not including other drugs taken with Ecstasy)
- Depression or clinical depression
- Reduced interest in everyday activities
- Mental confusion
- Inability to perform complex mental tasks
- Sleep disturbances
These symptoms can last weeks after last use.Symptoms vary depending upon the composition of an Ecstasy pill.Combinations of other drugs and alcohol taken in conjunction with Ecstasy complicate withdrawal necessitating monitoring by physicians and psychiatrists who understand addiction medicine. Withdrawal symptoms must be distinguished from underlying mental health disorders. To achieve an accurate diagnosis, a complete medical and psychosocial evaluation needs to be conducted. The Detox Boca has 2 physicians and 2 psychiatrists on call to ensure a proper diagnosis.
Upon close monitoring, the physician and or psychiatrist can re-evaluate the client to develop a workable individualized treatment plan. Detox will not stop drug abuse or addiction. Treatment needs to follow detox if the client is to gain a strong foundation for long term recovery. Call 800-598-3386 to safely handle Ecstasy withdrawal followed by the best possible outpatient treatment available. Supervised structured housing is available if needed.