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From Paradise to Inferno
Methylphenidate (Ritalin), Gabapentin & Alcohol
Citation:   Dante. "From Paradise to Inferno: An Experience with Methylphenidate (Ritalin), Gabapentin & Alcohol (exp114619)". Erowid.org. Sep 19, 2023. erowid.org/exp/114619

 
DOSE:
20 mg insufflated Pharms - Methylphenidate (powder / crystals)
  400 mg oral Pharms - Gabapentin (capsule)
  5 glasses oral Alcohol  
BODY WEIGHT: 146 lb
My mindset before endeavoring was one of slight agitation because I was at the beach with my family instead of doing drugs with my friends. Nevertheless, I was able to get my hands on two 10mg Ritalin XRs, four 100mg Gabapentin, and five 12oz seltzers (all stolen from those around me). At the time I figured this was enough for an ‘experience’ which lessened the agitation.

My journey began by emptying the Amphetamine salt of the capsules, rolling up a dollar bill, and insufflating the salt. I chose to insufflate to increase the bioavailability. Once my nostrils recovered I took the four Gabapentin (Orally of course) and began chugging seltzers.

After 30 minutes I had worked my way through about two and a half seltzers and began to notice the effects of the Gabapentin. By this time the Ritalin had kicked in entirely and I noted an increase in heart rate as well as an increase in sociability.

After 45 minutes I felt what could only be described as pure bliss. I found that the Amphetamines and Gabapentin complemented each other well, such that, I began to have grandiose thoughts about what I was going to accomplish that day as well as an all-encompassing relaxation. At this point the effects of the Ethanol were largely negligible and, due to this, I continued drinking.

After 1 hour and 30 minutes, I realized that I fucked up and was no longer enjoying the experience. At this point, I can feel the Ethanol and could not tell if I was sedated or wired and this resulted in a lot of anxiety. Because of this, I chose to isolate myself to prevent a disaster in front of my family. This calmed my anxiety but I still felt uneasy and put on a movie to ease this feeling. I felt like a walking contradiction, in that, I was wired but could not focus; I was physically tired but there was not a chance of me going to sleep.
I felt like a walking contradiction, in that, I was wired but could not focus; I was physically tired but there was not a chance of me going to sleep.
I am used to Amphetamine giving me mental clarity but with this combination, it was closer to delirium. My vision was drifting slightly and my motor skills were nonexistent.

After 2 hours and 30 minutes, I felt like absolute shit and convinced my family that I’d drank too much and needed to take a nap (to keep them from trying to talk to me). So I sat in my room in complete agony from the delirium my concoction has caused. Physically I felt weak and kept nodding off. It was at this point that my memory fades into obscurity.

I woke up a few hours later completely sober but not quite in a mood to socialize. Other than that there are no notable after-effects and this concludes the experience.



Exp Year: 2020ExpID: 114619
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 18
Published: Sep 19, 2023Views: 19
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