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Insomnia Relief
Dexmethylphenidate(Focalin) & Clonidine
by BeantownBombers
Citation:   BeantownBombers. "Insomnia Relief: An Experience with Dexmethylphenidate(Focalin) & Clonidine (exp55487)". Erowid.org. May 2, 2008. erowid.org/exp/55487

 
DOSE:
T+ 0:00
20 mg insufflated Pharms - Methylphenidate (ground / crushed)
  T+ 1:35 0.3 mg oral Pharms - Clonidine (pill / tablet)
  T+ 2:00 0.3 mg oral Pharms - Clonidine (pill / tablet)
  T+ 2:30 0.3 mg oral Pharms - Clonidine (pill / tablet)

BODY WEIGHT: 155 lb


Neutral Mindset, these are the only drugs I take.

Today I plan to use a bit of my focalin which always has some intense after effects to go along with it's superiority of other ADHD & ADD medications (At least I think so). I will use clonidine to battle this after having no luck obtaining benzodiazepines from a Doctor, and over the counter remedies not working i.e. benadryl, melatonin, or valerian.

The Experience

0:00- 20 mg Focalin was taken by grinding and snorting, great euporia, and a real good time. I enjoy playing guitar while I am under the influence of this Drug. I don't know if it is a result of my confidence being boosted but I might actually be better at playing.

0:30- Effects still linger, but most desirable effects nearly gone without any negative effects yet experienced, due to a normal sized dosage.

0:45- All effects gone, feeling a bit restless. Time for some more. 20 mg again snorted, same type of experience.

1:30- Had enough for tonight, a bit anxious, very restless, no chance of hunger or sleep.

1:35- .3mgs clonidine taken orally with water. 3x the recomended minimum dose by my doctor, but I can take as needed for maximum without exceeding 10, .1mg pills.

2:00- Not doing much for my insomnia .3mgs more taken. I should have waited longer but I want to get rest.

2:30- Quite tired but a bit of racing thoughts, very impressed with how it removed anxiety and paranoia. 0.3mgs taken to stay asleep. asleep by 2:45.

Next day 9:00- Not any real hangover effects worth noting.

This drug worked exceptionally considering the lack of alternatives. Hope this helps!

Exp Year: 2006ExpID: 55487
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: May 2, 2008Views: 38,599
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