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A 38-year-old member asked:

What are the side effects of taking mdma while on 20mg of fluoxetine? will the mdma effects lessen?c

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Do not use MDMA: One cannot use illegal drugs such as mdma while on fluoxetine because illegal drugs are unhealthy, harmful, and may react with prescription drugs; not to mention the fact that they are illegal. Both mdma and fluoxetine alter brain chemistry and brain function.
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Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry 55 years experience
MDMA (ecstasy) is an offshoot of a 1990's drug MDMAI. That drug was described as an entactogen meaning a group of drugs that produce very clear and distinct emotional and behavioral effects similar to Ecstasy. It was also a big time NO-NO for human use.
Nov 13, 2011

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A 37-year-old member asked:

How long will the side effects of fluoxetine last?

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Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry 34 years experience
As always, it depends.: In most cases, when starting an antidepressant side effects will resolve within a few days to a couple of weeks. Fluoxetine can actually take up to a month to clear most of the drug from your system, so if you're stopping the medication side effects can linger for quite a while.
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