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FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation to MDMA (Ecstasy) for PTSD

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to MDMA (the main compound found in ecstasy) for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The non-profit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to MDMA for the …

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Government-Approved Study of MDMA for PTSD Accepting Applications for Participants Soon

By Amy Bushatz, Military.com (republished with special permission) A study on the use of an ingredient found in Ecstasy (MDMA) to treat post-traumatic stress disorder will likely begin accepting and processing applications in June, officials said. With the Food and Drug Administration’s approval, a California-based nonprofit has used low doses of the drug, known as …

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