Citation: StarrDust. "Who Are You People: An Experience with Diphenhydramine (exp113287)". Erowid.org. Jun 21, 2019. erowid.org/exp/113287
I'm going to recount the first time I tried Diphenhydramine HCL for the first time. Some of it is hard to remember due to me being very delirious during the "trip", but I'll try to explain it.
Around February of 2019 I was on House Arrest for stupid shit and I did not have my phone at the time so I was bored beyond comprehension. Of course being bored all the time would make someone do anything to pass the time, so I decided to take some drugs to pass the time. I checked my medicine cabinet to see what we had and only found 3 drugs that do hallucinogenic shit. First, we had DXM or Dextromethorphan which is a dissociative. This would have been more pleasent than DPH however it contained Acetometaphine which in high enough doses will fuck your liver up. Second, we had Doxylamine which is a deliriant like DPH. It is stronger but has the side effect of muscle deterioration at higher doses. So I chose DPH.
The DPH was in the form of pink 50mg capsules that came in a bottle of 1000 (bang for your buck am I right). I knew that a good dose would have been 700mg but I did not feel like joining the 700 club but my own 800 club.
It was around 6:00pm when I took my 800mg dose. Off of a whim I thought it would be fun to trip balls dressed like a WW2 soldier (this presented a problem later). I dawned my equipment and contiuned preparing for the first 45 minutes. We had a smart tv so I pulled up Youtube and made a play list of music. The first effects I noticed were the drying of my mouth and eyes. Not long after that my body started to feel heavy as fuck. Not sure how much was from the equipment I was carrying or how much was from the DPH. I decided to play some Turbofolk on yotube and my God did it sound amazing.
The time now was about 7:15 and I felt pretty good. I went full retarded mode and started to say random shit off the top head that I thought made sense such as "Obama made good cars". One thing that not a lot of people mention is how much you gotta pee. I probably urinated at least 5 times that night. Which was the first inconvenience of my uniform. I had to undo my belt, unbutton my pants, untuck my shirt and then finally I could urinate.
Around 7:45 is when shit got weird. I was watching youtube and I make a remark at the video when its tone changed. One time I got furious at the Tv for how it was talking to me. If you ever seen Saving Private Ryan then you would know that Tom Hanks character had a shaky hand. Well that was me but my entire body was shaking. Finally I had some hallucinations. I heard my name being called multiple times through out the night and when I would respond I got no answer. I must have hallucinated me taking off my uniform bechase when I thought I was done I still had it on. I got bored of the yotube videos very quickly so I tried to find new ones. The problem was when I would type up a few letters I would forget what I was typing. On a few occasions I was able to type a full word. I got sick of the uniform and tried to take it off but holy shit I did not know how buttons worked and my belt was like advanced machinery. I quickly gave up and only managed to keep my fly open so I could pee. My next hallucination was my dog with my step dads face. At the time this felt normal. I asked it frequently "What are we going to do now" and not getting a repsonce. I tried to touch it but my hand went through it and it disappeared. I was shocked but then got distracted by a styrofoam head that I kept my helmets on. It made a duck face at me and I said "Don't give me that look mothefucker" and yeeted that count across the room.
Around 10 I looked out the window and seen a kid from school looking at me. He told me he was here to do lawn care so I said ok. I don't know why I thought that was real but I did. One hallucination everyone sees is spiders everywhere but I never saw too many. At this point I felt like absolute shit so sat down and just stared at the wall moving and visual static. I gave up doing anything but I wanted to turn off the Tv. Which I was unable to do because when I found the remote my hand would go through it. It was around 1 and I was starting to come down and eventually I fell asleep.
I woke up around 4:00 am with a shitty hangover and dry feeling. If you ever took a day nap and woke up feeling groggy this was like that times 10. Overall it was quiet the experience. Personally I would do it again because it was so wacky.
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