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My Medication With Recreational Substances
Citalopram
Citation:   Mark Banana. "My Medication With Recreational Substances: An Experience with Citalopram (exp56738)". Erowid.org. Aug 5, 2019. erowid.org/exp/56738

 
DOSE:
20 mg oral Pharms - Citalopram (daily)
BODY WEIGHT: 185 lb
Psychedelics and SSRI's

For about 9 months I had a prescription for Citalopram(a SSRI) that I took everynight. One to two times a week I would take a psychedelic, in which I wouldn't take my medecine. But at one point I started taking my Citalopram as soon as I would start to come down from whatever it was I had taken. I noticed it would bring me down a lot quicker, and with significantly less side-effects. I would normally experience insomnia after taking stimulants, but with my medication I could fall asleep within an hour or so.

Summary, I used to take an SSRI to 'cure' myself of drugs I had taken. The next day I would wake up feeling as normal as any other day, no hangover.

Obviously it's dangerous mixing drugs of any kind. What's right for me isn't necessarily right for others. But when experimenting I used the upmost caution and respect for the chemicals I was ingesting.

Exp Year: 2005ExpID: 56738
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given
Published: Aug 5, 2019Views: 1,585
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Pharms - Citalopram (227) : Combinations (3), Retrospective / Summary (11), Medical Use (47), Hangover / Days After (46), Therapeutic Intent or Outcome (49), Not Applicable (38)

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