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Dose - LD50 of MDMA

Discussion in 'Ecstasy & MDMA' started by tre2005be, Jul 26, 2006.

  1. tre2005be

    tre2005be Newbie

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    May 31, 2006
    I would like to know what the ld50 is for xtc
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  2. chemicaljustice

    chemicaljustice Silver Member

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    Jul 19, 2006
    from http://thedea.org/technicalFAQ.html


    So it depends which LD50 You is referring to. If You means the LD50 for humans, the answer is "unknown" as such an experiment would be pretty unethical ;). The first (not very scientific I might add) website suggests it should be in the order of 10-20 mg/kg in adults.

    SWIM hopes to have answered your question.
  3. Tony Blair

    Tony Blair Newbie

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    Nov 10, 2004
    Just because I work in stones, and dont know the average weight of a human, for an average human, what dose are we talking about if we were to take the midpoint of 15mg/kg? :)
  4. Psych0naut

    Psych0naut Platinum Member

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    Feb 27, 2006
    from The Netherlands
    The average adult men weighs 80 kg, 80x15mg=1200mg.
  5. Micklemouse

    Micklemouse Platinum Member & Advisor

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    Feb 18, 2004
    from U.K.
    Err, yes. For SWiYour serotonin (increased risk of serotonin syndrome), cardio-pulmonary system (heart & lungs), your liver, your kidneys, all in all not the best thing a monkey could do to their system.

    As for smacky pills, the jury is still out on whether such a thing exists. For the prosecution - heroin is just too damn expensive to bother cutting pills with, & there are many other things that could give similar (to someone inexperienced) effects; a decent dose of mdma can be a bit mongy/spacey at times, especially if it isn't being 'worked'. For the prosecution - although smack itself is expensive, other opiates aren't, & there are some unscrupulous/misguided dicks out there who will experiment with different combinations in their pills but still pass it off as 'Ecstacy'; A Certain Mouse has watched a club full of people unable to dance & scratching like flea-bitten dogs from the same batch of pills on more than one occasion, with one ex-smackhead ready to kill whoever made them because of it (this was some time ago, & needless to say a lot of creatures got a refund that night!).

    Buy pills, & that is what you get - a pill, with random ingredients, sometimes nice, sometimes not, sometimes mdma, often not. Without either a testing kit or a source that can be trusted to be honest about their product it's a total lottery.

    MAPS: MDMA and Renal Function

    eMedicine - Toxicity, MDMA : Article by David Yew, MD

    NIDA - Publications - NIDA Notes - Vol. 18, No. 6 - Research Findings
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