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Drowning In The Sea Of Insanity
DXM & Dimenhydrinate
by tehjtrgj
Citation:   tehjtrgj. "Drowning In The Sea Of Insanity: An Experience with DXM & Dimenhydrinate (exp8191)". Erowid.org. Oct 19, 2020. erowid.org/exp/8191

670 mg oral DXM (liquid)
  10 tablets oral Dimenhydrinate (pill / tablet)


Here's the most horrible experience I've ever had. It was not the drug that caused it but the situation in which it was handled in. So here's what happened. My friend and I had ingested 670mg of dxm and then took 10 pills of Dramamine for visuals to go along with the spirituality of the third plateau. I've tripped on the third plateau a few times and it was absolutely beautiful and taken dxm and Dramamine combinations quite a few times in smaller dosages and it was incredible. I've had my best trips on dxm and dramamine which I'll never forget but I would have never imagined that what happened to me on this experience would ever happen.

So I decided that we watch Fear And Loathing while it kicks in. After a very short period of time, we were feeling it very strongly. The effects of a high dose of dxm with the addition of complete confusion, stupidness and a very dream like feeling. A feeling that one is dreaming. So I kept on mumbling to my friend a lot of nonsense. All of a sudden, who do I see in my room???? None other than Freddy Kruger standing right there before me. He looked so damn real, with his red and black shirt and his hat on and his steel hands. But the thing was that even though this would freak out anybody, at that time I was so incredibly fucked out of my skin that it was a very normal thing and I too fucked up, to remember how to be scared.

So my friend turns around to tell me to stop mumbling and when I looked at his face, it was full of multicoloured sprinkles streaming down his face and his face look just like the face in Fear And Loathing when the attorney was feeding Jonny Dep that devil blood from the human gland on the bed in the hotel room. After that I was looking at the tv but kept getting pissed off because my friend was standing in front of the tv and told to get the fuck back on the couch. He said what the fuck are you talking about? I noticed that his voice came from the direction of the couch. When I look on the couch there he was. He hadn't moved one bit.

I suddenly saw this woman screaming at her children in the middle of the room and she was screaming so hard but it was so scary because I couldn't hear her scream just see her move her mouth. It was like a mute horror movie. I should mention that at this point I had so many auditory hallucinations I could not distinguish what was actual noise and what was imaginary noise. Anyway we both nodded out into our deliriant stupor, I don't know who fell asleep first. When I woke up I saw my friend sitting on a chair in front of me as I responded with a 'Yo'. He didn't reply back.

I then saw his face transform into my mom's. It was her. I soon realized that I was in a hospital bed. I don't know how long I had been in the hospital for. One thing is for sure, I know I'll never do that again.

Exp Year: 2001ExpID: 8191
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Oct 19, 2020Views: 1,053
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Dimenhydrinate (17), DXM (22) : Bad Trips (6), Combinations (3), General (1), Train Wrecks & Trip Disasters (7), Post Trip Problems (8), Small Group (2-9) (17)

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