Citation: Ford. "How I Quit Heroin With Mild Withdrawals: An Experience with Loperamide, Cannabis & Alprazolam (for heroin withdrawal) (exp104720)". Erowid.org. May 4, 2016. erowid.org/exp/104720
My body has seen copious amounts of drugs and RCs alike, I was a full-fledged tweaker by 17 (I did kick it myself). So my cry for help to quit was much more serious this time around.
I. I recently decided to quit using heroin because I pretty much pissed everything away because of my personal problems/drug abuse.
II. Since last summer in July I hit a turning point, I went from being an occasional user to an everyday user (not even once). This was a big problem because I had decided to go back to college with this habit. My college is 120 miles away from my home city, I would commute every weekend and chance I could to cop. Everything was cool the first semester, I was a junkie introvert that stayed in my dorm to do homework. But then Christmas break came. I spent all the money I had saved $150 and was given to buy Christmas gifts $300+ on black and crack. I went back to school second semester with an even worse habit.
Something happened in April (2014) the same time I stopped IVing, I went back to school and ended up failing 3 classes when my GPA was a 3.2. So after school was up I came home and had a job the day I came back. For 2 full months I worked full time and supported my half a gram daily habit (not to mention all the fucking rock I smoked). Then I started getting, you'd never guess, SEVERE withdrawals. So one day I'm at work, hadn't used in a full day, my legs started locking up. Then once free of the lock I ran outside and started projectile vomiting. So I quit my job to go clean, hah yeah right. I had just turned 21 and went to Vegas with a friend, my withdrawals got so bad after 2 days I forced him to take me to Fremont so I could cop (which I did, I'm not from NV but just know where the dope is).
III. Anyways that was then, this is NOW. I decided to make a plan on how I was going to do this shit. I read article after article, half-assed booked and even Youtube videos. I purchased these supplements to save myself 80% of the physical withdrawals.
Got my necessary supplies:
1. Loperamide (there is science behinds it's voodoo)
2. l-theanine (you gotta replace the dopamine somehow)
3. Marijuana (do I even gotta say it?)
4. St. Johns Wort (5-HTP works too it's just 6Xs as much)
5. Vitamin supplements
6. Coffee/tea (natural l-theanine, no Chinese synthetic bull)
7. Benzos, phenibut or even low doses of alcohol for sleep
Before you read my tapering process please read my weight and height along with this and understand that the amount of drugs my body has seen would amaze science. I went from .5 - 1 g a day, lost my monetary funds and only did .1 - .3 a day ONLY to put off withdrawals. My last use was 121 hours ago, so I swear by everything you can do it too!!
0) Wednesday (10/22/14) 12:30 - 1 AM was my last dose (100 MGs black tar smoked on foil)
1) Wednesday 11:30 I took 30 MGs of Loperamide and 8 Mgs more at 12 PM due to nausea, only withdrawals I had were RLS that was a 6/10 and super insomnia (along with delirium). Took 3 .5 klons to sleep didn't work.
2) Thursday 11:45 I took 30 MGs
3) Friday around midnight I took 20 MGs took one full xanny bar passed out for 12 hours.
4) Saturday around the same time I took 15 MGs took the other bar and only got 6 hours
5) Sunday before midnight I took 10 MGs.
Tomorrow is my last day and finishing the taper with 5 MGs
IV. Well you might be saying, what does this mean? Well this means I saved 4 - 5 full days of puking bile and being able to continue my life. But I am also an educated adult that cares to understand how certain substances work so I did my homework on Loperamide.
V. Heroin is such a hard drug to kick because of the terrifying physical withdrawals. I wrote this guide to help alleviate some of problems some will encounter quitting. Loperamide is an opioid agonist, which actually causes it to not only help with withdrawals, but it actually CURBS mental cravings. Quick heal yourself and all of your friends before the big pharma steps in!!
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