Eleven people overdose after taking 'blue superman' pills

ALARM: Eleven people were hospitalised in Newcastle on the weekeend after taking "blue superman" MDMA pills.

ALARM: Eleven people were hospitalised in Newcastle on the weekeend after taking "blue superman" MDMA pills.

NEWCASTLE police are investigating the spread of a dangerous new drug that caused a mass overdose on the weekend.

Eleven party goers were taken to Calvary Mater Newcastle emergency department after taking "blue superman" ecstasy or MDMA pills.

It is understood the patients declined rapidly and suffered varying levels of consciousness. Several suffered seizures.

A sample of the pills is being tested by authorities.

More to come.