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Doubling the Dosage - OD Injection
Methamphetamine
by IncompleteHalf
Citation:   IncompleteHalf. "Doubling the Dosage - OD Injection: An Experience with Methamphetamine (exp107146)". Erowid.org. Oct 9, 2015. erowid.org/exp/107146

 
DOSE:
275 mg IV Methamphetamine

BODY WEIGHT: 78 kg


Before OD I was taking about 100 mg every third day for around two weeks. I used the last of the meth all at once (about 275mg) as it didn't do anything the last time and I wanted to test what OD is like (not knowing if I had OD in the past).

12pm: weighed out and injected all the remaining meth (275mg)

12:03 I'm feeling only the body effects of an overdose, it did nothing to myself other than I felt hot and like my chest could burst, it seemed like my body was racing and it almost hurt.

12:04 I notice this heavy internal feeling like I was being rushed but only my body felt it, and I felt my body not the OD. I thought this could be the first sign of dying from OD.

12:04 I make quick preparations in case I die.
12:04 I make quick preparations in case I die.


12:10 I go and drive to the hospital, the OD feeling is intense now it's mostly in my chest I felt like my body is on overdrive. As I start driving I notice it influencing my driving, most noticeably starting and stopping I also kept becoming confused. It felt like my mind was dying... I kept drawing blanks and wondering what I was doing when I just forgot, confusion is what I felt mostly. I felt safe to drive, I found starting/stopping the car the hardest part.

[Erowid Note: Driving while intoxicated, tripping, or extremely sleep deprived is dangerous and irresponsible because it endangers other people. Don't do it!]

12:15: I parked out front of the emergency room so I would be close in case something happens, I set up auto send messages if I pass out to come and revive me if I had died.

1:10: It feels less intense now. I go and park on the street close by, it's hard to react to anyone, it's hard to communicate, I spend time on my phone waiting for this to pass.

5pm: If the first hour was an 8/10 for intensity, I became about a 3-4 after 2-5 hours

5pm: I find it easier driving, almost normal when I drove home, I feel more normal as time went by.

11am? Next day: I am still awake, I grow concerned and go to a chemist [pharmacist] to check out my blood pressure and whatnot. 24 hours after OD and I had blood pressure of 160 and bpm around 100. My chest hurts if I am active enough to walk for anymore then a minute. After a bit of walking, the pain in the chest grows. I walk slower and this helped.

7pm?: by the second night my heart was in the safe zone, above normal but not dangerous.

9pm: I have a major panic episode which lasted 10 hours thinking It could still kill me. This happened because of who I am and it wouldn't happen to everyone so I won't detail that part.

Parting words:
Everyone reacts differently and this is how I personally reacted.

You should seek help if you think you OD sudden death can happen. Save your life ok? :) .

Be aware of the effects of the mind e.g psychosis, I felt like I had delirium and lost my reasoning skills, I don't know what it was but being paranoid and stressing over online searching caused it though.

Exp Year: 2015ExpID: 107146
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 23 
Published: Oct 9, 2015Views: 12,356
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