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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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F.D.A. Approves New Phase 3 Studies for Ecstasy as PTSD Treatment

The Food and Drug Administration has given approval to Phase 3 clinical trials of MDMA (ecstasy) for the treatment of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This is the final step before the potential approval of ecstasy as a prescription drug. The move comes after several successful Phase 2 studies of ecstasy, which included 130 PTSD …

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