Street Names

Ecstasy (H/S): XTC, X, Doves, E, Echoes, Love doves, Rhubarb & Custard and many other names referring to its appearance.


Tablets of a variety of colours, shapes and often with a pictorial emblem stamped into them

Methods of Ingestion


Consequences of use

EFFECTS: ‘head rush’ a blanking out of sights and sound. General feeling of well being, feeling ‘loved up’. Appreciation of music and light. Increase in body temp. Appetite suppression. Dehydration due to increased physical activity.

Progress - National Consortium of Consultant Nurses in Dual Diagnosis & Substance Use