3 Sleepless Nights
Benzphetamine (Didrex) & Sleep Deprivation
Citation:   Bugatti. "3 Sleepless Nights: An Experience with Benzphetamine (Didrex) & Sleep Deprivation (exp5104)". Erowid.org. Jan 13, 2005. erowid.org/exp/5104

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It was Christmas break and there was a blizzard in my area. Many major roads were closed and if you wanted to go somewhere you had to walk in really deep snow. I had ran out of weed, but I couldn't get any more because of the blizzard. I became bored and looked around my house for any interesting OTC/Prescription drugs. I was about to take some DXM when I noticed a hidden pill bottle in the medicine cabinet. It was -----phetamine (I forget the exact name, but the market name was Didrex). They were some old weight-loss pills my mom had.

I searched up info on the drug on the internet, but much help because it's not a common drug, but I did learn that 4mg of Didrex was equal to about 1mg of 'street' speed. I took 5 pills, my memory is a little shady but I'm 90% shure they were 50mg pills, around 2:00pm. I took the pills at the beginning of watching a movie. I didn't notice any immediate effects, I guess 'cause I was sitting on my ass. But when the movie was over and I went to look in the mirror, my pupils were huge. I didn't feel overly energized, but I wasn't tired. I felt very talkative too, bringing up old memories and stuff.

At about 7:30pm I realized why speed is sometimes used for ADD. I had a paper clip that I was playing with and I wanted to try to form it into a cube (the same cube that Silicon Graphics uses). I worked on the cube for 2 hours, making it perfect. A slight bend in a straight line was unacceptable, it needed to be perfect. I stayed awake all night. I could have gone to sleep if I forced myself, but there wasn't an urge for sleep. To be honest, I spent most of the night jerking off to porn on my computer. At about 2:00am I felt very paranoid, possibly a psychosomatic response. At about 4:00 I saw visual change very similar to those in another experiance listed here. Shadows seemed to change direction. Day 2 was very much the same. I took 7 pills this time. I didn't feel much of a differance from the 5. I once again spent the night looking at porn. But, I did take a 15 minute nap. I was sitting in my unlit room and drifted off. But I came right back with energy. The 3rd day was identical to the 1st day as far as experiances and effects.

On the 4th day, I didn't take any pills. I went to bed at around 9:00pm. It was the deepest sleep I've ever had. I never got into my comforter, and I never got undressed. I just fell asleep on top of the bed. But the amazing thing was that I didn't move an inch from the time I woke up. I normally kick and roll around in my sleep. My bed is normally a mess when I get up in the morning. But I had a coma like sleep. I fell asleep with the remote in my hand, it was still in my hand when I woke up. I had not moved at all, you couldn't even tell that somebody had slept in my bed.

Exp Year: 2000ExpID: 5104
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given
Published: Jan 13, 2005Views: 15,074
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