27 Aug '17, 5pm

MDMA Gets FDA Approval for Therapeutic Treatment of PTSD

MDMA Gets FDA Approval for Therapeutic Treatment of PTSD

Use of MDMA (3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine), most commonly known as the street drug Ecstasy, has been approved by the FDA for supervised use in therapy for treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The approval , known as Breakthrough Therapy Designation, was granted alongside approval of two upcoming Phase 3 trials (MAPP1 and MAPP2) of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for patients with severe PTSD, in a program designed by the non-profit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). MAPS has been working since 1986 to improve clinical and cultural understandings of the benefits of certain psychedelic drugs and marijuana. The Breakthrough Therapy Designation is allotted by the FDA to treatment protocols that include single drugs or a combination aimed at treating life-threatening conditions or diseases. It may also be granted to protocols where prel...

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