Patients to recieve MDMA-assisted psychotherapy on 'compassionate' grounds in Israel

04:58 EST 28 Feb 2019 | Pharmafile

The Israeli Health Ministry has approved the compassionate use of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for 50 patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

The Israeli government currently classify MDMA as a ‘dangerous drug’ While recreational use of MDMA is illegal, the government allow use of MDMA in clinical trials.

However compassionate use allows drugs that are still in development to be made available to patients outside of a clinical trial due to lack of effective alternatives.

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