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The Best High So Far
Gabapentin (Neurontin)
by A. Sofie
Citation:   A. Sofie. "The Best High So Far: An Experience with Gabapentin (Neurontin) (ID 88809)". Erowid.org. Jan 3, 2011. erowid.org/exp/88809

 
DOSE: T+ 0:00 600 mg oral Pharms - Gabapentin (capsule)
  T+ 1:30 1200 mg oral Pharms - Gabapentin (capsule)

BODY WEIGHT: 125 lb


I have been a tramadol junkie for many years ( about 7 ). Just a few weeks ago I was prescribed Gabapentin for nerve pain.

One evening around 5 pm I decided to take a couple. After approximately 1 1/2 hours I noticed...nothing. So I angrily took another 4 capsules ( each were 300 mg ).

Then it hit me like a ton of bricks, about 2 hours later. I felt dizzy. It was hard to talk. I tried to walk but stumbled. It was the strangest high I've ever had. I felt totally drunk. Slurred speech, marked euphoria, and total relaxation.

I fell asleep easily that evening, and in the morning I still felt some of the after-effects. I felt buzzed until lunch the following day. Unlike alcohol, there was no hangover effect at all. I felt wonderful.

I also noticed after a few more doses of Gabapentin that I no longer craved tramadol. So now I am using it to taper off that drug. My warning to anyone: this drug takes a full 2-3 hours to peak, so don't gobble pills. Give them time to take effect.

Exp Year: 2010ExpID: 88809
Gender: Female 
Age at time of experience: 30 
Published: Jan 3, 2011Views: 21,873
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