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5-MeO-DMT
Effects
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DURATION #
Caution :   Reactions and experiences may vary dramatically from person to person. [see below]
5-MeO-DMT Duration
Smoked
Total Duration
5 - 20 mins
Onset
0 - 1 mins
Coming Up
0 - 30 secs
Plateau
3 - 15 mins
Coming Down
3 - 5 mins
 
 
After Effects
15 - 60 mins
Hangover / Day After
- - -
 
5-MeO-DMT Duration
Insufflated
Total Duration
- - -
Onset
1 - 5 mins
Coming Up
1 - 5 mins
Plateau
10 - 40 mins
Coming Down
30 - 60 mins
 
 
After Effects
1 - 3 hrs
Hangover / Day After
- - -
 
EFFECTS LIST #
Smoked
POSITIVE
  • short duration
  • immersive experiences
  • powerful "rushing" sensation
  • radical perspective shifting
  • profound life-changing spiritual experiences
  • some people experience erotic / sensual enhancement
  • occasional euphoria
  • internal visions (actual visual effects not as common)
NEUTRAL
  • change in perception of time
  • experience of "the void"
  • lack of memory of experience
  • muscle jerking, twitching, abnormal vocalizations
  • unconsciousness / nonresponsiveness lasting 5-20 minutes
  • dissociation
NEGATIVE
  • overly-intense experiences
  • hard on the lungs to smoke
  • difficulty integrating experiences
  • fear, terror and panic
  • dysphoria (bad feelings)
  • fast onset and intensity can lead to problems if
    not prepared (dropped pipe, knocking things over, falling & hitting head, etc)
 
Insufflated
POSITIVE
  • gradual onset
  • immersive experiences
  • less intense
  • radical perspective shifting
  • profound life-changing spiritual experiences
  • some people experience erotic / sensual enhancement
  • occasional euphoria
NEUTRAL
  • change in perception of time
  • experience of "the void"
NEGATIVE
  • overly-intense experiences
  • nasal drip
  • difficulty integrating experiences
  • fear, terror and panic
  • dysphoria (bad feelings)
  • intensity can lead to problems if not prepared
  • nausea, vomiting
DESCRIPTION #
"Chemical Terror" or "Chemical Bliss".

CAUTION & DISCLAIMER #
Erowid's effects information is a summary of data gathered from users, research, and other resources. This information is intended to describe the range of effects people report experiencing. Effects may vary dramatically from one person to another or one experience to another based on a variety of factors such as body chemistry, age, gender, physical health, dose, form of material, etc.