Drug warning - Variable dose and high dose MDMA tablets/capsules

Consumption of high doses of MDMA (ecstasy) has been linked to cases of serious illness and death in New South Wales (NSW). These illnesses and deaths were a result of MDMA toxicity itself, not as a result of contaminated or fake MDMA tablets or capsules.

While consumption of one MDMA tablet/capsule alone can kill, the risk of toxicity is greatly increased if multiple MDMA tablets or capsules are consumed over a short period, or if MDMA is consumed in combination with other stimulant substances (such as methamphetamine or cocaine).

The dose of MDMA tablets and capsules recently circulating in NSW varied by up to 10 fold.  Higher dose MDMA tablets have also been recently identified in NSW.

The average dose in some of these tablets is two to three times the dose commonly found in MDMA tablets and capsules circulating in NSW.

Consumption of MDMA may result in extremely unpleasant adverse effects, serious illness or death.

The higher dose tablets were yellowish green “SpongeBob” rectangular shaped tablets, and blue triangular/shield shaped tablets, stamped with a “TESLA” logo.

Avoid consumption of these tablets.

Adverse effects may include severe agitation and paranoia, raised body temperature, seizures (fits), heart rhythm problems and death.

Seek help immediately if you, or someone you know, has consumed MDMA tablets and experiences adverse effects.

Seek help from your nearest emergency department, call Triple Zero (000) for emergency assistance, or phone the NSW Poisons Information Centre (13 11 26).

Of 52 MDMA seized samples analysed, dose per capsule/tablet ranged from approximately 20mg to 200mg.The average dose of MDMA in the yellow/green “SpongeBob” tablets analysed was approximately 200mg, and the average dose in the blue “TESLA” tablets analysed was approximately 130mg.MDMA is likely to be incompletely mixed and inconsistently distributed through these tablets. Absorption and time to peak effect may also be highly variable

Original Article Here

  • Posted by andyturbro
  • December 13, 2019

Pill Testing bill to be introduced to Victorian Parliament

Victoria could have pill-testing as early as next year, under new legislation set to be introduced by the Victorian Greens.

A draft of the legislation was revealed today, which sets out what the service would look like.

The Bill calls for two pill-testing services to be trialed for two years: a free mobile pill-testing facility to be used at festivals and a fixed-site lab for drug analysis.

Both sites would be reviewed after one year and have the potential for a four-year license extension.

The ACT is currently the only jurisdiction in Australia to allow pill-testing.

Drug law reform spokesperson for the Victorian Greens, Dr Tim Read, said it was time for Victoria to follow suit.

"We need to change the culture of drug use in Australia, and the first step is treating drug use as a health issue," he said.

"We must acknowledge the current approach is resulting in unintended consequences and instead choose policies that have worked elsewhere.

It's time to get over the stigma and just test the pills."


The bill has the support of several crossbenchers and will be formally introduced to Parliament before this year’s summer festival season.

The legislation would be named Daniel's Bill, after Daniel Buccianti, who died from a drug overdose at Rainbow Serpent Festival in 2012.

Daniel's mum, Adriana, has been a passionate advocate for pill-testing since her son's death and supports the Greens' bill.

  • Posted by andyturbro
  • October 16, 2019

N-ethylpentylone in Montreal, Canada

''Although unadulterated MDMA capsules have been common in eastern Canada since 2017, pure N-ethylpentylone (also called ephylone, or BK-EBDP) has lately made its way into the streets of Montreal and was reported to be sold as MDMA in capsule form. An official warning has yet to be issued as most users are unaware of this designer drug. This compound is far more toxic than MDMA and may cause death at high dosage but still within the range of what heavy MDMA users would ingest.

The appearance of the drug or the subjective user's experience of the drug aren't good indicators of its nature. N-ethylpentylone may look like MDMA and feel similar to MDMA. Marquis drug reagent test is your best ally as it will turn bright yellow if it is N-ethylpentylone instead of purple/black for MDxx.''

Anonymous concerned Montreal citizen.

  • Posted by johnboy
  • July 5, 2018

New Zealand - dangerous drug n-ethylpentylone sold as ecstasy

A new drug masquerading as ecstasy has experts worried after six kilograms were netted in a bust by Wellington police this week.

Wendy Allison, director of free drug testing service Know Your Stuff, says many who believe they're taking ecstasy are actually taking something far more dangerous.

"In our testing this season approximately 25 percent of substances brought us as MDMA have turned out not to be, and of those the majority have been n-ethylpentylone."

N-ethylpentylone is a newcomer to New Zealand, only being detected in the country late in 2017. It's cheap and easy to manufacture, but is also far more toxic if it's taken in the same dosage as ecstasy.

Full article here:

  • Posted by johnboy
  • March 16, 2018

NB Pentylone and N-ethyl-pentylone turning up in more pills

Please read this excellent article on NB Pentylone and N-ethyl-pentylone detection by The Loop in the UK.

"... with all the valerones being more potent than MDMA, the mis-selling of valerones as ecstasy causes added concern given that an amount that could be considered an ‘average’ dose of MDMA would be a very strong dose of any of these impostors."

"NB Pentylone and N-ethyl-pentylone can also both be detected at home with [Marquis] drug reagent tests as they turn bright yellow instead of purple/black for MDMA."

  • Posted by johnboy
  • August 5, 2017

Official Facebook Page for Pill Reports

We've decided to create an official Facebook page for Pill Reports, here's the link: Pill Reports Official.

There are a few imitation Fan Pages on Facebook and we want to avoid any confusion and let you know that they aren't us - nor do they represent what we are about.

We want to make it as easy as possible to stay up to date with the latest information and warnings that are posted on our website and other relevant info that is brought to our attention.

- PR Team

  • Posted by simplex
  • July 18, 2017

Strong Pills Warning EU - IKEA

'An 18-year-old man has died in Jersey, after taking "strong" ecstasy tablets. Kyle Pringle was taken to the General Hospital, but died there just before 6:30am on Saturday. Police say "the evidence suggests" Kyle's death was caused by consuming IKEA branded tablets. Officers had put out a warning about the tablets over the weekend, claiming they are "stronger than expected".'

  • Posted by johnboy
  • June 21, 2017

2017 News Update

Hello PR Family,

The turkish section will be removed due to people in that section consistantly breaching our rules/guidelines and its alot harder to maintain due to language barriers. will recieve a brand new look / website update in the near future thanks to johnboy.

Bearlove has officially left the team and deserves a huge thank you for everything hes done for the website over the years.

We appreciate everything and hope you will join us again one day,
til then the best wishes to you.

Bornatubby / PR Team

  • Posted by bornatubby
  • May 30, 2017

Mix of 25C-NBOMe, 4-FA and MDMA sold as MDMA in Melbourne AUS

tl;dr NBOMe mixtures sold as MDMA are around, don’t snort unknown caps, use test-kits wisely, look after your mates, and get your lab student/worker friends to contact us so we don’t need to rely on labs in Barcelona to access high-quality drug testing in Australia!

On the weekend 15-16 January 2017, there was a spate of poisonings, hospitalisations and deaths that have been associated a batch of capsules that were reportedly sold as MDMA or Ecstasy. Punters at Revolver nightclub and other clubs on Melbourne’s Chapel Street were affected.

The contents of these caps appeared damp, more like a brown sugar consistency than crystals or powder.

We obtained anonymous reports from people who consumed these capsules. The reports describe very strong hallucinogenic symptoms and paranoia. While in most cases, the symptoms resolved without medical intervention, they were very unpleasant, with one person reporting that they ‘felt like they were going to die or never be the same again’.

Reagent test kit results were shared by Bernie Maitri: these reports showed the substance was unlikely to be MDMA-like, and could instead contain PM(M)A or 2C-T-X. However these results were inconclusive, so we arranged to send a sample of this drug to Barcelona, where Energy Control conducts an international testing service. Mireia Ventura conducted the tests with GC/MS and LC/MS. The testing confirmed that the contents of the capsules:

- 4-FA (main substance)
- a low amount of MDMA
- 25C-NBOMe

This mixture is consistent with the reports. 25C-NBOMe is highly potent with only microgram doses required to produce strong hallucinogenic effects. 4-FA is an amphetamine-type stimulant which has been described as having an effect somewhere between amphetamine and MDMA. It is concerning that a low amount of MDMA was detected in the mixture, as this may be an indication that the manufacturers were hoping to fool reagent test kits by including enough MDMA to produce a positive result.


  • Posted by johnboy
  • February 3, 2017

WARNING! - PMA/PMMA is being sold as MDMA in Victoria Australia

In recent months DanceWize has received a number of reports from our peers in the dance community who use Mecke and Mandelin reagent tests sourced online (or from a limited number of retailers in Melbourne) that substances purchased as MDMA (colloquially referred to as Ecstasy) were in fact other Novel Psychoactive Substances, including methylone, 2CB, 2CI, and 2CE. Further, of more concern, such reagent tests have also indicated with a high degree of certainty that PMA/PMMA is in circulation in Victoria masquerading as MDMA.

The substances tested were described as a clear capsule containing white powder that had a subtle purple hue, and a circular orange pill with a capitalised ‘B’ press.

This is extremely concerning due to the dangers associated with PMA/PMMA, which is known to elevate body temperature dramatically and has been linked to deaths around the world from hyperthermia (overheating). When partying, if you or anyone else seems to be experiencing fever-like symptoms please seek urgent medical attention and make every effort to reduce core body temperate (drink water, remove clothing layers, apply ice packs to hot spots, and move to a cooler environment if necessary). Remember emergency services are there to help not judge, so don’t hesitate!

DanceWize encourages partygoers to be aware of this trend and consider pill testing as an advisable harm reduction tool. If you would like additional harm reduction educational information please contact DanceWize via the Harm Reduction Victoria website:

from press release dated 5/2/2015

  • Posted by johnboy
  • February 5, 2015



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PR Admin Team & Mods.

  • Posted by ravenousblonde
  • October 25, 2009

We've decided to create an official FB page for Pill Reports. We want to make it

We've decided to create an official Facebook page for Pill Reports, here's the link: Pill Reports Official.

There are a few imitation Fan Pages on Facebook and we want to avoid any confusion and let you know that they aren't us - nor do they represent what we are about.

We want to make it as easy as possible to stay up to date with the latest information and warnings that are posted on our website and other relevant info that is brought to our attention.

- PR Team

  • Posted by simplex
  • July 18, 2017


Pillreports is a global database of Ecstasy" pills based on both subjective user reports and scientific analysis. "Ecstasy" is traditionally the name for MDMA based pills, however here we also include closely related substances such as MDA, MDEA, MBDB. Pills sold as "Ecstasy" often include other, potentially more dangerous, substances such as methamphetamine, ketamine and PMA.

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