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Orange Juice and Ecstacy

Discussion in 'Ecstasy & MDMA' started by sterling77, Oct 3, 2006.

  1. sterling77

    sterling77 Iridium Member

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    Okay, so swim was thinking the other day about how taking amphetamines with orange juice or other citric juices descreases absorption. It's very common for people to take pills with orange juice for it to kick in faster or something like that. You would think the orange juice would hinder the MDMA. Any thoughts?
     
  2. SPWIM

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    It contains vitamin C which reduces the neurotoxicity of MDMA, but I'm not sure about it reducing the desired effects.
     
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    This should help.....http://experts.about.com/q/Pharmacy-1407/Taking-medication-orange-juice-1.htm
     
  4. sterling77

    sterling77 Iridium Member

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    I'm just saying, it's very well established that citric juice, such as orange juice, reduces absorption of amphetamines. Hell, if swim remembers correctly it's even on either the label or information leaflet for adderall. An acidic environment decreases absorption of amphetamines, and an alkaline environment increases absorption (e.g. tums 15 minutes before taking pills.)

    Swim knows of many people who regularly down OJ with their pills to kick in faster and harder. Isn't this also shown in the movie "Go"? (again, is swim remembers correctly). What do you guys think? Any experience, knowledge, or opinions to lend?
     
  5. Euphoric

    Euphoric Newbie

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    I can't give you a pharmacological answer. And I dunno if the orange juice in Go is to be used for this purpose, because I don't remember them mentioning what it would be used for. However, in another good rave movie Groove, a dealer/chemist suggests to a guy to eat an orange if he isn't feeling the pill. The dude who takes the pill (< isn't a raver and thinks the party is lame and he's not feeling the E so he leaves, and at some point eats an orange. *SPOILER WARNING* well this isn't a big plot point, but a bit of a joke in the movie I guess. That guy disappears until right at the end, it shows him and he is clearly high and in love with life, lol.:crazy It's pretty good. Hope this somehow helped.
     
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    quili Silver Member

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    Swim thinks that orange juice stimulates the immune system or the body or something and that this helps to start up/bring out psychadelic effects- not just with MDMA but LSD and others too? This is what she has heard/gathered and it has been recommended to her by various heavier drug users than herself, so it seems to be reasonable. Swim's nothing of an expert on the matter though. Swim thought the main thing with orange juice and MDMA was to avoid dehydration and overhydration. Good luck finding out some more info.
     
  7. Tony Blair

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    A lot of this is all very well in theory... But in practise, the difference is negligable - as it is if you make your belly more alkaline with Rennie or whatever beforehand :)