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Spinning Delirium
DXM, Bupropion & Diphenhydramine
by nervewing
Citation:   nervewing. "Spinning Delirium: An Experience with DXM, Bupropion & Diphenhydramine (exp110550)". Erowid.org. Aug 16, 2018. erowid.org/exp/110550

 
DOSE:
120 mg oral DXM  
  150 mg oral Diphenhydramine (pill / tablet)
  3 g oral Pharms - Gabapentin (pill / tablet)
  600 mg oral Pharms - Bupropion (pill / tablet)
    smoked Cannabis (plant material)

BODY WEIGHT: 120 lb


This was a combination that I indulged in quite a bit for the months after, the effects were absolutely unlike any other drug I had tried, it was a combination that was totally novel and unique. I would love to explore other drugs with similar receptor affinity. This report is short and sweet as there was quite a bit of amnesia, no timestamps even, sorry. It's been edited from its original version to include the aftereffects, Nonetheless,

Had a little bit of DXM left, and didnít feel like going all the way to the store for more. I wondered how I could make it go a long way. I had been reading earlier about the action of CYPD2D6 inhibitors and the effects they can have on DXM. I happened to be prescribed one of the most potent ones. I was already taking 450 mg a day. I figured throwing another 150 mg on would make for an interesting interaction. I decided to add some DPH to the mix too, both for its deliriant properties and because it too is an inhibitor. Because bupropion lowers a personís seizure threshold I decided to take a ton of gabapentin too (I am prescribed 300 mg 3x a day).

I donít remember the comeup much, but I was cast into the familiar state of everything seeming distant and metallic. Everything seemed to have rippling outlines, with tiny thin hairs sticking out of these auras. It was like everything had a hairy aura I guess. I began to feel like I had company, it was that feeling of the objects around me being people, seeing something from the corner of my eye triggered a strong feeling of sharing the space with another presence. I was alone for this entire experience.

I went outside to sit in my backyard and smoke, It was a nice dusk and the sunset was serene and pleasant. While lying back there, I got a very vivid hallucination-A black cloud, looking like a really thick puff of smoke, crawled across the sky like an amoeba with pseudopods. It appeared to be 15 feet off the ground or so. It reached powerlines, at which point it bent and altered its ďlimbsĒ to crawl over them. It then flashed out of existence. This was wild, the powerlines looked hairy and everything still had that aura. These hallucinations were unlike anything from psychedelics, they were not patterns or alterations, but just total hallucinations. I spent the next hour and a half relaxing back there, and the entire experience is a strange hallcucinatory circus. The entire time, it feels like I am hanging out with my friends back there like I have been pretty often at night the past few weeks, they are communicating and interacting with me and each other. They are hanging around, smoking, passing around a piece and joking and being warm presences. Of course in reality, I am completely alone. These people barely even manifest visually- They only appear in the corners of my eyes, and when focused on they vanish. They are faceless, featureless, grey and ethereal. They are loosely based off of real people I know, they are sentient silhouettes, ghosts if you will. Sometimes they are standing, looming, walking around, and we both feel like we notice one another. But once again, no one there, absolutely nobody.

The next day, I am still pretty dissociated when I wake up. I feel kinda numb and just very altered. Dex walk is still apparent. Upon smoking, I am blasted right back into the dexosphere. I no longer have the hallucinations of other presences. Rather, I am stricken with debilitating dissociation and super clear and vivid closed eye visuals. This time, I am floating above detailed landscapes, with rivers, rolling hills, and completely desolate terrain, devoid even of plant life. Other hallucinations include the typical zooming through a tunnel or between pillars.

The next day I wake up in the early afternoon still feeling pretty dissociated, like the syrup has stuck to my insides and now refuses to be extricated. I go through the day in a dizzy haze, still robowalking and still feeling uncoordinated and numb. When i smoke weed, it feels like I am in the depths of the DXM experience again. My sense of proprioception collapses inwards as my body begins to go numb. I am couchlocked and stricken with the most vivid closed eyed visuals of maps, landscapes, trees and buildings, all tinted grey and maroon and swirling with an alien sickness. I feel a restless itchiness in my joints and extremities. I keep smoking and it keeps me feeling dissociated throughout the day. This feeling only begins to fade around nightfall.

Exp Year: 2015ExpID: 110550
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 19 
Published: Aug 16, 2018Views: 3,314
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