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Thought It Would Be Similar to Tramadol
Tianeptine
by Titus
Citation:   Titus. "Thought It Would Be Similar to Tramadol: An Experience with Tianeptine (exp104880)". Erowid.org. Dec 15, 2015. erowid.org/exp/104880

 
DOSE:
T+ 0:00
65 mg oral Pharms - Tianeptine (capsule)
  T+ 0:27   vaporized Nicotine  
  T+ 1:35   vaporized Cannabis  

BODY WEIGHT: 160 lb


Tianeptine First Time

This is actually my first trip report, first experience with tianeptine but not my first experience with a drug.
I've tried a whole galaxy of multi-colored uppers, downers, screamers, laughers. Currently, I have a physical dependence and tolerance to Cannabis as well as nicotine and a very weak tolerance to benzodiazepines (etizolam) and opioids (kratom, buprenorphine).

0:00(10:11) - I capsuled the tianeptine, 65mg and ate it with some water and fish oil. I woke up not too long ago, so I'm still decaffeinated and groggy. One reason I'm trying it in the AM on this Saturday is because I'm very sore from my 60-hour workweek, which will assist in feeling out its opioidness. I will report back in 15 to talk about this drugs effects.

0:19(10:29) - I'm starting to feel a little different. Not too sure if these effects are placebo or tianeptine but my morning grog is slowly feeling like it's being lifted, accompanied by a nice warm glow that's coming up. Soreness is not as noticeable but still there. Despite me saying I felt a warm glow, physically I'm freezing right now, probably just my house being cold but I'm noticing it much more now than earlier.

0:27 (10:37) - Something non-placebo is definitely going on, starting to get that classic opioid mental spaciness along with the warm body glow... I'm going to puff on my ecig for a bit.

0:45 (10:56) - This is very interesting. Let's talk about the mental effects first:
I feel tranquil but wakeful. I'm more interested in learning (I just watch a couple crash course videos on Islam on a whim). I do feel slightly 'spun' though, definitely ++ right now.

Physically I feel euphoric and warm, lying down is awesome. I'm not tired or sore anymore. It's weird in a way, I wanna lie down but at the same time I wanna clean my room and do laundry.
It's weird in a way, I wanna lie down but at the same time I wanna clean my room and do laundry.


1:00 (11:11) - Feel like I'm at the plateau, the effects were increasing until about now. I'm still cruising at ++, giddy, euphoric, motivated, carefree. Music is nice on this. I'm going to get out some ganj for a nice synergistic toke hopefully.

1:35 (11:46) - Vaped a .3 and watched an episode of Workaholics. I'm very stoned right now, a little hard to type. I though that the tianeptine would be similar to tramadol, but its opioid feeling is more pronounced and mood uplifting effects are more subtle.

2:17 (12:28) - Still feeling most of the effects, may be trailing off a bit, but it's been pretty enjoyable. I wanna try a higher dosage next time but I want to wait at least a week. Its therapeutic anti-depressant effects don't seem to be something I want to accumulate in my system. I read somewhere that they'll take full hold in 2-4 weeks of daily dosing. I wouldn't want to even find out about the kind of withdrawal this can potentially cause either, and I've also read tolerance to its opioid effects build pretty rapidly too.

3:30 - I feel pretty baseline now. No headache or any weird side effects.

Exp Year: 2014ExpID: 104880
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 22 
Published: Dec 15, 2015Views: 16,260
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