How long does it take for Molly (MDMA) to kick in?

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On an empty or mostly empty stomach, new users should know that they have taken molly within about 60 minutes.

If you’re a new user taking MDMA on an empty or mostly empty stomach, you should notice the MDMA kick in around 1 hour after ingestion - experienced users who are familiar with the effects may notice it kick in after as little as 30 minutes.1 2

A warning, however: A substantial portion of substances sold as MDMA aren’t really MDMA, and so if you’re experiencing different timing than described here, you may not have real MDMA. See our page on testing your MDMA for more.

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