Hyponatraemia after ingestion of “ectasy”

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6925.414 (Published 05 February 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:414
  1. B Kessel
  1. Greenwich District Hospital, London SE10 9HE.

    EDITOR, - In the week that D L. Maxwell and colleagues' report on hyponatraemia and stupor after ingestion of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (“ecstasy”) was published I saw a similar case.

    A 23 year old woman had taken half a tablet of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine at 11pm, as she had done on previous occasions. …

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