It's Erowid's 20th Anniversary!
Help us keep going for another twenty with a small donation?
Erowid is a global information resource. We're an educational non-profit working to provide an honest look at psychoactives. Accurate info is required in order to move forward with research, drug law reform, and safer use. This work is made possible by small donations and memberships (get our newsletter!).
Possible Immunity to Ketamine?
Ketamine
by Moker
Citation:   Moker. "Possible Immunity to Ketamine?: An Experience with Ketamine (ID 7402)". Erowid.org. Sep 23, 2001. erowid.org/exp/7402

 
DOSE: 3 lines insufflated Ketamine (powder / crystals)

BODY WEIGHT: 140 lb


I have heard much about Ketamine and its effects, but this past week I have had two bad experiences. Both settings were my apartment.

The first time I tried K was late one night after work. A trusted friend had tried the stuff we bought on a previous occasion and reported to have seen many visuals (which, of course, is always fun). After purchasing two pouches of this substance (purportedly three lines apiece), a friend and I snorted ~1.5 lines. It smelled like the slime you got out of machines when you were a kid except in a powder form. I then smoked a joint with another friend while the other snorter sat out. After approximately 15 minutes, my friend was feeling something. I felt off baseline but not altered in any serious way. Perhaps this is because I am an experience drug user, but I did not see any references on Erowid in this regard. After at least 45 minutes, my friend was 'fucked up', and I was ready to go to sleep.

The next time I decided to try the entire pouch myself. After snorting the entire 3 lines, I put on some music for meditation. At this point, I had read James Kentís Metaprogramming From Within the Eye of the Storm, and was somewhat anxious to try it. After approximately 15 minutes, I felt a little off. I tried to calm my mind, control my breathing, slow my heartbeat... (with great effort) I did to some extent, but in the end, I failed. No visuals to speak of, and also, the duration could not have been longer than 20 minutes. Basically, it sucked.

Possible conclusions: A) I am immune. B) It wasn't K. C) It was not enough K for me. D) I have to break my tolerance for it.

And in the case of D, do I want to 'break my tolerance'? I do not think I am going to try K again at this point.



Exp Year: 2001ExpID: 7402
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Sep 23, 2001Views: 24,868
[ View as PDF (for printing) ] [ View as LaTeX (for geeks) ] [ Switch Colors ]

Experience Reports are the writings and opinions of the individual authors who submit them.
Some of the activities described are dangerous and/or illegal and none are recommended by Erowid Center.


Experience Vaults Index Full List of Substances Search Submit Report User Settings About Main Psychoactive Vaults