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I Brought This Horror on Myself
Naltrexone, Clonazepam & Hydromorphone
Citation:   Bulkspin. "I Brought This Horror on Myself: An Experience with Naltrexone, Clonazepam & Hydromorphone (exp72039)". Erowid.org. Jul 21, 2010. erowid.org/exp/72039

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    Pharms - Clonazepam  
  T+ 0:30 0.5 tablets oral Naltrexone (pill / tablet)
  T+ 10:00 150 mg   Hydromorphone  
I think that these stories about Naltrexone are very important. Mine is a little different.

I had been taking oxycontin and dilaudid for years, but I had been struggling to get off them almost from the start. I had been taking either 150 mg Dilaudid (or the equivalent amount of oxy) daily for about 6 months solid. I had booked a trip to Africa to detox and I could not get a legitimate prescription for that amount to carry over the border. My supplier was running low, so I had no choice but to try to rapid detox myself. The doctor suggested that I could squeeze by taking the Naltrexone after being off opiates for 5 days, the pharmacist told me 10 days clean first.

After ZERO days clean, I woke at 8 am Saturday morning (flight scheduled for Tuesday morning). I immediately took a tranquilizer (clonazapam) and after waiting 1/2 hour, I took 1/2 of a Naltrexone tablet. After 10 minutes the floor fell out of my existance. I could not move from the couch. I puked and puked actual projectile vomiting, right on the floor beside my couch in my living room. I barely was capable of turning my head to make sure the vomit did not land on me or choke me. Never-the-less, I almost did choke. I had never puked like that before. It just kept coming and coming and I could not get a breath in edgewise. I was pretty sure that I would die from choking on my own puke.

A friend came over and an found me on the couch puking again about 10 minutes to 1 hour later. Somehow they managed to help me upstairs to the bedroom and washroom area. I sat on the toilet as best as I could and PEED out my arse-hole for about 15 minutes then sat for another hour itermitently doing the same thing. All the while I was experiencing all the other typical withdrawl symptoms TIMES 10!

I somehow got cleaned up, I think my friend helped, and into the next room, which was the bedroom. He put a big puke bucket by the side of the bed, asked if I needed to get to the hospitol - I declined. He left. I remained in bed, in a delerium, missing the puke bucket a few times more. At about 6 pm, I begged someone to come over who had some dilaudid and they did. They gave me my regular dose for an evening. I managed to keep it down! It was enough to keep the worst of the withdrawl pain at bay.

The 1/2 pill's effects lasted a couple of days; slowly tapering off and allowing the opiates to have more and more effect. I missed my flight to Africa. I got clean a month later by heading to the bush on the other side of the continent (a cabin with a jacuzzi and a swimming pool).

Watch yourself around Naltrexone!

Exp Year: 2005ExpID: 72039
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given
Published: Jul 21, 2010Views: 13,408
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