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Not an Opiate Replacement
Kratom
by M. Coleman
Citation:   M. Coleman. "Not an Opiate Replacement: An Experience with Kratom (exp102528)". Erowid.org. Mar 20, 2018. erowid.org/exp/102528

 
DOSE:
T+ 0:00
1.5 g oral Kratom (extract)
  T+ 0:00 1 cup oral Coffee  
  T+ 0:30 1 g oral Kratom (extract)

BODY WEIGHT: 150 lb


I was prescribed Oxy's for a back injury that left me in pain for a very long time. As you can guess I became dependent on Oxys first off to end the pain I was feeling but then my body became physically addicted to them as I could not go a day without popping back 20mg's in the morning then again at night. One day after a few years of daily use I knew I had to quit. After a long look at my life I decided I was going to give them up. I knew my body would crave the drug so I talked to a friend that had a similar experience. My friend suggested that I try kratom to help me ease off the pills.

She actually had some extract that she explained to be a ultra enhanced Indonesian version. I took 1.5 grams of the extract right at her house and washed it down with a coffee.

30 minutes go by and I can feel my urge for my pills still growing.
30 minutes go by and I can feel my urge for my pills still growing.
At this point my friend decided that I may need a higher dose so she gave me another gram, in total I had now taken 2.5 grams of this UEI. I decided to wait another half hour and not to my surprise...nothing but a strong craving for oxy's. Anyways I took another 5 grams of the extract home with me as my friend thought it may benefit me, I never touched it. L

Ong story short, they best way to get off opiates is to go and visit the doctor. I would also like to say, not only did kratom fail to help my WD but the feeling it did give me was garbage. It made me feel more sick if anything.

Exp Year: 2012ExpID: 102528
Gender: Female 
Age at time of experience: 31 
Published: Mar 20, 2018Views: 1,573
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