Trimbos warns of dangerous ecstasy pills
The Trimbos institute warns Thursday for dangerous ecstasy pills with a high dose of the substance PMMA.
The institute has several of the dangerous pills found. It is a pink pill with the logo of Superman. That confirms a woordvoer of the Trimbos following RTL News Thursday.
According to the spokesperson is not uncommon for the substance PMMA found in ecstasy pills, but is the “high dose” in this pill is the reason for the nationwide warning.
It is a national warning, but because of the Amsterdam Dance Event this Wednesday, has started the institute users be warned.
Normally in ecstasy the active ingredient MDMA. The danger with pills where PMMA, is that the effect of this substance much later occurs, making users think more of the drug can and should take. PMMA can also in drugs other than ecstasy avoid.
Hours after taking the pill severe physical symptoms may occur, such as increased heart rate and extremely high body temperature. That can be deadly. In the last few years, at home and abroad several people died after using contaminated drugs.