Citation: TXF. "A Scary Tachycardiac Episode: An Experience with Sleep Deprivation, Amphetamine & Caffeine (exp113652)". Erowid.org. Oct 22, 2019. erowid.org/exp/113652
On a sunny June day, when the sun rose up, and after staying awake due to LSD I decided to take amphetamine
after staying awake due to LSD I decided to take amphetamine
. I snorted a line of around 30-40mg and then went for a walk. I still felt sleepy, so I thought it would be a good idea to drink 2 monster energy drinks. Right after I did it, some 30 minutes passed and I immediately felt a rush. My heart was beating fast, and I felt like doing... Whatever! I also felt hot and very warm. So I took my vacuum cleaner and started cleaning everywhere. Like really everywhere and for over an hour.
My father called, and after we went to eat, I could not stand and felt my chest was hurting. I also felt dizzy when walking for many hours, and litterally had a panic episode and thought I would die. So I took the bus and went home to count my pressure.
The result? 160/90!I had a hypertensive episode with massive chest pain. This did not pass for hours, so I called my insurance doctor and she said I should drink lots of water and if it does not pass, I should go to the ER. I told my mum and she totally freaked out at me, and drove me there. The cardiologist on duty gave me a pill to slow down, and took a blood test, and told me my heartbeat was really fast indeed, around 140bpm without any kind of physical activity!
I went back in the car, and after a long discussion I went back to the ER and my blood tests showed nothing. So the doctor said I am alright, and I returned home.
For the next 3 days, I felt totally depressed and anxious, and I was crying all day. I was through withdrawal!
After a week, the symptoms passed. After this, I vowed to never use amphetamine/speed again, and till today, I am totally clean from this.
COPYRIGHTS: All reports are copyright Erowid and you agree not to download or analyze the report data without contacting Erowid Center and receiving permission first.
Experience Reports are the writings and opinions of the individual authors who submit them.
Some of the activities described are dangerous and/or illegal and none are recommended by Erowid Center.