What is PMA cut with? The death of a fourth man in TelfordShropshire, is also being linked to the drugs. Three ged girls seriously ill after taking ecstasy pills The pill was found to contain a high dose of PMMA para-methoxy-n-methylamphetaminewhich is a toxic psychedelic substance, when "99 times out of " the pill would contain the less risky - but still potentially dangerous - MDMA.
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Latest from the The Comet. this article to a friend To send a link to this you must be logged in. Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire police have warned the same drugs may also be in circulation in their areas.
Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. It also takes longer to kick in so people may think pi,l hasnt worked and take more which is very dangerous.
Also supeeman MDMAit can cause a fatal rise in body temperature. Not enough is known about the purity of PMA, but if it's being sold as ecstasy it's likely the pills have been cut with other ingredients like amphetamine speedcaffeine and starch. Two people have so far been charged. The risks Physical health risks PMA affects the body's temperature control and the risk of overheating may be greater than ecstasyas it is more poisonous.
At high doses unpleasant effects such as nausea and vomitingsevere hyperthermia and hallucinations may occur. Supplying someone else, even your friends, can get you life in pi,l, an unlimited fine or both. Serotonin antagonists and dantrolene may be used as required.
Pmma found in ‘superman’ ecstasy possibly linked to four deaths
Two men have been admitted to hospital in Suffolk, possibly as a result of taking the drug. Police have issued a warning about the dangers of red ecstasy tablets which have been linked to the deaths of two young men in Suffolk over. Worried about PMA use? POLICE have warned a potentially usperman drug, often known as Dr Death, may be circulating in Queensland.
Hertfordshire police issue warning over dangers of red ‘superman’ ecstasy
Become a supporter This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Two men from Ipswich, aged 20 and 26, who were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs, have been released on police bail pending further investigation.
See www. They believe the drug may be circulating in Australia in the form of a pill shaped like the Superman logo.
Police are linking the drugs to the deaths of two men from Ipswich who have been named locally as Justas Ropas, 22, and Gediminas Kulokas, Symptoms include initial shaking and sweating, which can develop into a rapid temperature increase, severely raised heart rate and blood pressure. If the police catch people supplying illegal drugs in a home, club, bar or hostel, they can potentially prosecute the landlord, club owner or any other person concerned in the management of the premises.
Cambridgeshire police said they had evidence that the availability of the drugs might have spread beyond Suffolk, adding that they had received information that the pills were available in central Cambridgeshire. It appears that PMA activates the hypothalamus much more strongly than MDMA and other drugs like piill, thereby causing rapid increases in body temperature which is the major cause of death in PMA mortalities.
Deadly superman ecstasy pill prompts 'red alert' in netherlands
Like drink-driving, driving when high is dangerous and illegal. There is no specific antidote, so treatment is symptomatic, and usually includes both external cooling, and internal cooling via IV infusion of cooled saline. If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Comet. The law Class: A This is a Class Supdrman drug, which means it's illegal to have for yourself, give away or sell.
Psychological dependence may also develop with an increased desire to keep taking the drug despite the risks. Police forces across the country are doing all they can to reduce the risk of further serious injury or deaths linked to this particular ecstasy pill. Queensland police say PMMA can be a white powder, but can also appear pink, beige or yellowish on the street. Another death in West Mercia may also be linked to the pills.
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Archant Police have issued a warning about the dangers of red ecstasy tablets which have been linked to the deaths of two young men in Suffolk over Christmas and New Year. Alternatively, call Spectrum, the Hertfordshire drug and alcohol treatment and recovery service on Addiction Can you get addicted? So, that is remarkable.
People can get so out of control that they don't realise they're in danger of overheating and dehydration. The pills containing the drug were reported to be red triangular tablets with a "Superman" logo.
We would urge people under no circumstances to take these or any other illegal drugs. Police are warning people to steer clear of a potentially deadly drug known rred Death, Dr Death, Killer and Red Mitsubishi. Mr Rigter added: "There is always a chance this pill could enter the UK.