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Motion Sickness Pills
Dimenhydrinate (Dramamine)
by Neil Whitlow
Citation:   Neil Whitlow. "Motion Sickness Pills: An Experience with Dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) (exp1833)". Erowid.org. Jun 14, 2000. erowid.org/exp/1833

 
DOSE:
850 mg oral Dimenhydrinate (pill / tablet)

BODY WEIGHT: 150 lb


My friend recently told me about motion sickness pills and if you were to take about 15 of them you would be fucked up. I was interested since he said they had hallucinogenic side effects. I was also hesitant because I don't really like pills. I went to Wal-Mart and picked up a bottle of 'Equate' motion sickness pills for a little under 5 bucks. I then proceeded to take 17 of them. I had no knowledge of what it would do to me much like all the other drugs I have taken for the first time. After about 30 minutes I started to become dissapointed because my friends were saying they were already feeling it and I didn't feel anything. I was dissapointed to find after about an hour I was still sober. But soon after I had come to the conclusion that it wouldn't affect me, I too began feeling somewhat light-headed and when I would stand up I would stagger when I began to walk.

About 15 minutes later I saw my first visuals (two black lines) in my car. Finally I felt it when I stepped out of the car, a very heavy dizzy feeling. Me and my two other friends were going to spend the night at my house. It wasn’t fun because nobody was saying anything and one of my friends was twitching and jumping and it started to scare me. Soon after I said to myself that this really sucked I began seeing profound visuals such as light beams traveling past my face, blue and yellow veins in my white walls and faces and body figures in my carpet and ceiling. My friend said a panther had jumped out at him from my wall and I looked were he was pointing and stared for almost 20 minutes seeing all kinds of things in the wall just like I was watching TV in the wall. The longer I looked at the wall the more things looked as if they were jumping right at my face. The walls and carpet also looked like they were alive just like the movie the haunting.

I can honestly say that this is the most fucked up I have ever been. I would stop in the middle of a sentence forgetting what I was saying and having to think about it for like 5 minutes till I could remember. I got lost in my own house, in the dark of course, but still. I have never in my life felt so stupid from a drug. I also heard talking when there wasn’t and figures in the dark such as people or animals or even tables that were not there. My friend woke me up about 10 times talking to nobody. I also found myself talking to myself and having crazy dreams.

Bad part: A feeling of my whole body itching and I would have to twitch and scratch everywhere. Cottonmouth, crazy dreams, very long comedown, and prolonged visuals. I found myself catching visuals and itching for up to 2 days afterwards.

Exp Year: 2000ExpID: 1833
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Jun 14, 2000Views: 63,240
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