* The following effects are just a generalisation, everyone will have different experiences. The effects of a substance depend on a range of factors only one of which is the drug itself. A lot of the time what happens is determined by what you expect to happen.
What does it feel like to take MDMA?
The most predictable feelings experienced are empathy, openness, peace and caring. However, what people experience can vary from paranoia to sleep, depending greatly on other factors.
Chemically the drug is amphetamine like, but psychologically it's what's known as an empathogen-entactogen, empathogenic means the ability to communicate things to others or the ability to feel empathy towards others and entactogenic means feeling well or good with yourself and the world.
Effects related to serotonin:
Effects related to dopamine
Effects related to noradrenaline