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(Science: chemical) An n-substituted amphetamine analog. It is a widely abused drug classified as a hallucinogen and causes marked, long-lasting changes in brain serotonergic systems. It is commonly referred to as mdma or ecstasy.

Pharmacological action: adrenergic uptake inhibitors, hallucinogens, serotonin agents.

Chemical name: 1,3-Benzodioxole-5-ethanamine, N,alpha-dimethyl-