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I Had Been Tipped Into Hypomania
LSD, Aniracetam, Cannabis, Agomelatine, Theanine & Nicotine
by expsme
Citation:   expsme. "I Had Been Tipped Into Hypomania: An Experience with LSD, Aniracetam, Cannabis, Agomelatine, Theanine & Nicotine (exp116656)". Sep 17, 2022.

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1 hit oral LSD (blotter / tab)
  T+ 0:00 700 mg oral Theanine  
  T+ 0:00 400 mg oral Aniracetam  
  T+ 0:00   repeated smoked Cannabis  
  T+ 0:00   buccal Nicotine  
  T+ 0:00 10 mg oral Pharms - Diazepam  
  T+ 12:00 100 mg oral Pharms - Quetiapine  


LSD, Aniracetam and Agomelatine

I had procured three tabs of acid from a friend and while I absolutley love to trip the motivations behind this particular one were more nuanced. Having a Cannabis Use Disorder I relied on acid and other psychedelics to regenerate my brain when the weed had slowly made a vegetable out of me since the last time I had tripped.

I had been taking agomelatine for several weeks and had been smoking weed heavily all day every day for a year
I had been taking agomelatine for several weeks and had been smoking weed heavily all day every day for a year
when I made the mistake of trying the combination of my two favourite drugs in the world at the time: LSD and aniracetam for potentiating. For breakfast I had a cup of decaff and a whole lambs brain scrambled into three chicken eggs. I took only 400mg of aniracetam and 700 mg of L-theanine mixed in olive oil for solubility (I still use L-theanine every day and had for years previously, around three grams of it). Then I took one tab of LSD.

I went out to walk around the city as that was my favourite activity to engage in while tripping on one tab. After about an hour or so of walking up and down the main streets amongst the bustling crowds I started to realize that the trip was going to be far far more intense than I had anticipated. I often get very lecherous while on acid and I can't be sure if this actually happened or it did but I misinterpreted it but I most certainly had a sultry look on my face and I was enjoying safely observing all the beautiful women I passes at a distance while they went about their business and at one point an older woman who I was staring at as I passed her by met my eyes and held them and gave me a little wink and a grin as we passed. I kept walking past her perplexed and a little excited but I knew at that point that I had to go home or I would lose control very soon. When I arrived home some time later I began smoking cones and masturbating in my bed to pornography.

The pleasure this elicited was overwhelming and I didn't want to stop despite after three or four hours feeling rather disgusted with myself and artificial, like I was an animal without free will that responded only to impulses and I feared that my conscious mind that differed from this animal was slipping into the background condemned to observation without action. Each time I came I convulsed into my groin and each was the most intensely euphoric orgasm I had ever had (previous ones of this calibre had also involved acid). I had a few pieces of 4mg nicotine gum and they were pleasurable but gave me mild headaches thereafter. Then I stopped masturbating and began to get very paranoid though I kept it contained within. I felt that I could sense the presence of my housemates upstairs in their rooms like I had mental tendrils that revealed malevolent forces and I thought about how this was the nature of a certain kind of paranoia. I began writing down my troubles and trying to examine where I was now in my life and what I needed to change, partly because I was compelled to and partly because I believed that that would be the best way to mitigate and learn from a so called "bad trip". I made a lot of progress in that room under that strain.

I looked over at the painting my friend had done and given me. It was a very detailed graffiti-esque painting and suddenly I could see all the details and all the little drawings of eyes and faces hidden behind other aspects of the painting I hadn't noticed before. The drawings began to wiggle and dance off of the canvas and when I focused on them they seemed to have an endless depth in the same way a long street looks endless when your tripping. I saw all sorts of faces and the backs of heads slowly turning around and grinning devilishly. It seemed endless and constantly renewing with more and more intricate discoveries made the longer I stared. At one point I made crazy faces into a mirror for a while. I felt like I was going mad.

I was drinking decaff and had turned to drawing when the pressure seemed to increase even more as I thought that would be the best activity suited and was inspired by the painting. I did some drawings I later published and am rather proud of. At one point I got up to use the toilet and was so out of it I walked in on my housemate pissing (no lock on the door) and just stood there staring at him confused out of my mind and for several seconds totally unaware of what was happening. He looked up at me with his cock in his hands and laughed. I was taken aback and apologized but he began making jokes to my other housemates about what had happened. He was saying I was gay and laughing at me, I told them I was tripping and it was an accident, I was freaking out a lot but trying to keep my cool and I went back to my room and kept drawing and thought a lot about that and about psychosis and how I didn't want to have it. There was a table across my room completely decorated by graffiti tags another friend who was a meth user had done and stimulated as much as I was I suddenly felt that I understood how he was feeling while he did that repetitive action over and over again while using his drug of choice. Eventually I took 10mg of diazepam which didn't help a lot and after 12 hours and no sleep (weed didn't help obviously while on acid, though I kept smoking it) I took a quetiapine and some Magnesium L-Threonate and slept.

I didn't realize it until later but I had been tipped into hypomania by the trip and had to stop taking agomelatine and take olanzapine for two weeks. In the next month I did many reckless things while hypomanic and many extraordinarily pleasurable things also, though it ended in the edge of what might have been a paranoid psychotic episode which forced me to quit my heavy cannabis habit and replace it with abstinence.

I am very grateful for this experience despite its difficulty and risk. I can't be sure what exactly was the cause and nor could the psychiatrists because of poly drug use. The aniracetam I feel made me remember the trip in near perfect detail and I would like to do the combination again but with more precautions in mind and no agomelatine or cannabis or nicotine despite the risk.

Exp Year: 2022ExpID: 116656
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 23 
Published: Sep 17, 2022Views: 666
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