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Gentle Warm Euphoria, Easy Ride Hyperfocus
N-Ethylhexedrone
by Digital Sneeze
Citation:   Digital Sneeze. "Gentle Warm Euphoria, Easy Ride Hyperfocus: An Experience with N-Ethylhexedrone (exp110519)". Erowid.org. Jun 7, 2017. erowid.org/exp/110519

 
DOSE:
T+ 0:00
33 ml oral Alcohol - Beer/Wine  
  T+ 1:00   insufflated N-Ethylhexedrone (powder / crystals)
  T+ 1:10   insufflated N-Ethylhexedrone (powder / crystals)
  T+ 2:00   insufflated N-Ethylhexedrone (powder / crystals)
  T+ 2:05   insufflated N-Ethylhexedrone (powder / crystals)
  T+ 4:00   insufflated N-Ethylhexedrone (powder / crystals)

BODY WEIGHT: 12 st


This is a pretty verbose experience review but there doesn't seem to be a great deal on Hexen so hopefully worth it.

5.30 - 33ml IPA beer, 6.5%
6.30pm - 15 - 20mg Hexen
6.40pm - 15 - 20mg Hexen
7.30pm - 15 - 20mg Hexen
7.35pm - 30 - 35mg Hexen

Previous drug experiences:
More MDMA than I can remember, and some pills too; weed, which has an awful effect on me, giving me major dysfunction of speech and horrible introspective dilemmas foregrounding all my worries and insecurities lasting many hours; LSD, which was immense but a terrifying experience I haven't repeated outside of attempted microdosing. Probably had too much and shouldn't have mixed with MDMA for a first time; 2-CB, which was great but somewhat overwhelming at a rainy festival with a tent you broke while on it; buprenorphine given to me when drunk, which resulted in me the next day vomiting for about 18 hours straight, and was one of the worse experiences of my life. Mephedrone, don't remember much about that, MDMA-ish I guess. That's probably most of it. I have some 4-FA in the post though. Was on Sertraline for a few months: 50mg, then 100mg. Initially for Winter blues, and then later for minor anxiety, which I think may have been cause by the sertraline ironically. At this point I'm fairly confident that it's now all out of my system. Was also prescribed Propanolol for the post-sertraline weirdness and anxiety, but I haven't taken that in a week and for the first time in a long while I feel very clear headed, chemical-free and super happy. Godless the sunshine.

Intro:
For the last month or so I've been trying to chase up the few times that I've had coke given to me and felt the sexual, bright-eyed sociability it gave me. I bought coke from 3 reputable sources online and each experience was fairly underwhelming, or at least subtle, at best. Especially seeing how much I paid for it (thankfully I was offered a refund for one batch in exchange for a, fair, alteration in the review I gave it). I'm not sure if it was because I was coming off sertraline at the time (with terrible brain zaps with it) or if it's just because I'm not especially susceptible to coke but I decided not to pursue coke anymore. The previous good times were when I was quite drunk when given it which may have impacted it. Not worth it though for me.

Naturally this quickly led me on to Hexen, which as you probably know is frequently compared to coke. I grabbed a 1 gram online, which was extremely cheap, maybe 20% of the price of good coke, to use at a party the following weekend. As I was going to be giving some to my housemate decided to try it in my room to give it a test run of the effects.
decided to try it in my room to give it a test run of the effects.


Setting, dose and effects:
It's a very warm day, about 6.30pm, and I'd had a small tasty beer about an hour ago to enjoy in the sunshine and I insufflated probably around 15-20mg on a fairly empty stomach. There was a burning sensation which slowly subsided but it wasn't especially unpleasant. The taste on the back of the throat made me gag for a second, but didn't persist. I didn't feel too much of anything initially, but I still had a warm glow from the beer and good mood, so I took maybe another lot of the same amount perhaps 3 or 4 minutes after and left it at that for the moment. After another maybe 5 - 10 minutes, as I was surfing the net, I felt a subtle warm euphoria make its way through my body. I felt happy. I suddenly felt very sociable and wanted to chat with people on Facebook, which I don't do that often. There was perhaps a moderate increase in temperature and some armpit and palm sweating, but nothing too major. There was no immediate or intense initial rush.

After a few minutes the urge to go and talk to my housemate was too strong and I went and saw her (6.50pm ish). I told her I took Hexen, which we were both taking the next day, and I sat with her for about half an hour just talking. It felt nice. That great warm feeling I get from mandy [MDMA] when words feel good to say and hear. I really wanted her to ask how I was feeling on Hexen but I suspect she might have found it a tad uncomfortable with the idea of me taking drugs in such an environment and she uses them purely in club and party situations. I felt quite dehydrated, probably because I tried eating some crisps which turned into mush in my mouth, and drank maybe half a small bottle of water, which just felt somewhat nice to drink. During this time, the peak, I felt very clear headed and interested in talking, and liked the idea of physical contact; I stroked her back a lot and with generally a feeling of inhibition. There was no overwhelming or unpleasant effects to speak of, and at the end of the half an hour of talking I could feel the euphoria slowly ebbing away, though not at an alarming or depressing rate. I still felt physically stimulated though and my mind was still enjoying it.

At this point I returned to my room, must have been around 7.20pm-ish, perhaps 40 - 45 minutes after taking the first snort. I milled around on the internet, not having quite the same social high as before, but still feeling open to conversation, for maybe 10 or 15 minutes. I think at this point I decided to take some more to see if I could get back the euphoria from before. I probably took another 20gm or so, but after 5 minutes got impatient and took perhaps another 30 - 40mg.

I tried watching TV but my mind became restless, so tried playing a game (Everspace; nice space game. I probably only played for about 10 minutes before dying and giving up). I think at this point the idea of porn interested me. Some subtle libido increasing activity there seems to be. Tried watching porn but my dick was totally useless so gave up after a few minutes. This is the only real negative for me so far. The lustful rush of blood to my nether regions I occasionally got when given coke doesn't seem to apply to Hexen, at least in this test. Maybe some alcohol and the possibility of hooking up would override that but at this time I can't comment. Either during or after these activities (probably during) the extra 30mg I took kicked in, in a pleasant but semi-strong yet subtle, fashion. I didn't get the initial euphoria of the first two doses, so I think redosing to get that hit is not possible, which is a real shame, however I did still feel rather nice. Still chatty, somewhat energised and both fuzzy and clear headed, or rather fuzzy headed in a way that I could control.

It was probably around this point, 7.50pm-ish I guess (my mind is a tad hazy at this time (8.36pm), but I recall getting a strong urge to document this experience so far, which is something I've never done before, or felt a huge compulsion to do so. Writing this review / experience I felt incredibly focussed and motivated, which is odd considering I'm diagnosed with inattentive type ADHD* (see the bit at the bottom). It's now 8.46pm and I've written nearly 1400 words in what must be the space of about an hour, and during that time I was hyper-focused on it in a really enthusiastic way.

[At this time, 8.48pm, my mind feels a little mushy and recalling the times of the events of this trip is a bit difficult, took me about 5 minutes to figure out when I started this review. Probably mostly drug related but could be some ADHD effects too.]

So at 8.52 now (writing this bit) my mind definitely doesn't feel as sharp as it did a while ago, but that could be due to the extended hyper-focus. Words are still coming out fine: describing this experience, but the time aspect made my brain ache a bit. It's probably due to focusing on writing about feelings and thoughts in such a focused way that makes numbers seem difficult. Not as lucid with my thoughts now so feel like I'm prone to ramble, but the enthusiasm for writing this is still well and truly with me.

I still feel nice. Physically warm and no unpleasant thoughts or feelings (8.57pm) but I should probably navigate away from this for the moment as I feel the focus on this right now is almost too intense.

9.15pm, and spent most of my time proof reading this review. At this time I can feel very subtle pangs of missing how I felt a while ago.
At this time I can feel very subtle pangs of missing how I felt a while ago.
Not really feeling the sociable aspect much now either. It's nothing intense or problematic, and if the come down continues at this rate it should be a relatively smooth and easy ride; I doubt there'll be any suicidal feelings. However I am eager to try more again, so there is some subtle addiction going on. At 9.35 now I feel fine and good.

So far, regarding the fiendish qualities of the drug, which has been purported to be very high and potentially quite addictive, I haven't found it spiral out of control at any point. At this point I do like the idea of taking more but I feel almost mentally tired from hyper-focus, and think it would be better to see it through until it wears off completely. Coke I found way more fiendy but I think that's because it didn't give the desired effect, whereas Hexen left me quite happy for 30 - 45 minutes at a time, with even longer after effects, and the hyper-focus negated the desire for any more.

Worth mentioning I've felt a little muscle tension in my arms for a few hours. The feeling of needing to flex my forearms a bit. Very minor thing, not a problem. No bruxism or major dehydration overall.

Conclusion (kind of):
Providing the comedown doesn't hold any nasty surprises, which I doubt at this point that it will (21.42pm), Hexen is a really nice drug, at least to do in my house doing around 100mg in about an hour. No discernible negative physical effects, gradual high and come down and never intense at any point and sociable, happy and calm high. Not to mention pleasantly long lasting which it has over coke in abundance. This could have great applications for socialising when I want to have a good time without inhibition and worry, but don't want to get obliterated on booze or harder acting drugs.

I'll have to wait until tomorrow until I feel its effects at a party, definitely with alcohol, and quite possible MDMA and in a situation where I'll be taking a lot more than 100mg I took today. From what I've seen of doses mentioned elsewhere I seem to have taken a little more than perhaps the average. I thought I might feel a bit manic as a result but I definitely haven't. Good stuff. I am however going to have some more now though, and hope it doesn't diminish of this subtle yet ostensibly great drug (9.30pm)

* Interestingly, I'm diagnosed with ADHD, and have never really found anything that helps with that, either LSD microdosing, which kinda just made me fuzzy and peculiar (though not bad), and prescribed long-acting Ritalin (Matoride XL) which made me feel weird in a way I've never been able to describe, but very much did not like it and discontinued use of. The fact I'm now on Word typing out a review of this drug with such fervour is almost a unique experience and something I would never usually do. I feel very much focused at the time of writing this and though not totally clear headed I can type a good stream of words that articulate what I want, and I haven't navigated away to browse Facebook and watch Netflix. Very intriguing, I'm wondering if I could apply this in an academic or work environment, where I often struggle out of lack of focus and minor anxiety that comes with it.

TL;DR:
Clear headed high, subtle, pleasant and social initial euphoria lasting 30 or so minutes, gentle confidence and nice warm body high for perhaps a few hours. Gradual come down, lasting maybe a couple of hours. Makes dick useless. Potential ADHD treatment and use for hyper-focus. Fiendish quality not as bad as I'd been led to believe, and not as bad as coke, but that's probably because I found it a lot better and longer lasting.

Exp Year: 2017ExpID: 110519
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 33 
Published: Jun 7, 2017Views: 859
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