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methylenedioxyamphetamine/meth·y·lene·di·oxy·am·phet·amine/ (MDA) (-di-ok″se-am-fet´ah-mēn) a hallucinogenic compound chemically related to amphetamine and mescaline; it is widely abused and causes dependence.
MDAA phenethylamine and amphetamine class of psychoactive agent, used primarily as a recreational drug but also to facilitate transcendence, meditation, psychedelic psychotherap and psychonautics. There are no medical indications for MDA.
Cardiovascular and CNS stimulation; acute effects include agitation, sweating, hypertension, tachycardia, hyperthermia, convulsions, death.