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Quick and Hard
Inhalants - Butane & Alcohol
Citation:   thatazoreanguy. "Quick and Hard: An Experience with Inhalants - Butane & Alcohol (exp114752)". Erowid.org. Sep 14, 2023. erowid.org/exp/114752

 
DOSE:
few glasses oral Alcohol - Beer/Wine
  5 breaths inhaled Inhalants
BODY WEIGHT: 70 kg
[Erowid Note: Our understanding of the literature is that there is no such thing as safe recreational use of volatile solvents, aerosols and other street inhalants : their psychoactive effects are inseparable from nerve and organ damage. We have chosen to include these reports to help document the real world use of inhalants, but their inclusion is not intended to imply that they are anything but dangerous.]

I have had experiences with multiple substances including: THC (cannabis), alprazolam, lorazepam, oxazepam, synthetic cannabinoids, zolpidem, tramadol and codeine. Knowing for years about the so-called "legal highs", ranging from many herbs to the universally known trio of caffeine, ethanol/alcohol and nicotine, I came across butane, an inhalant that can be easily purchased legally.

Fully aware of the danger regarding it, it's something that I occasionally indulged in some nights where I had a few glasses of wine and/or beer. I always used a lighter refill can and never shook it before using. I put the nozzle between my front teeth and pressed down on the can, held vertically, releasing the butane upwards into my mouth and inhaling, repeating this process 4-5 times.

The effects are practically immediate. In my case, I get a repetitive "eeee" sound in my ears, basically a high-pitched sound that keeps repeating, and no visuals, although my vision becomes grainier and moving my head around feels slower; it's like it takes my brain a tiny little bit more to process the sudden changes in perspective. If I stop moving my eyes, whatever I'm staring at shifts between blurry and clear, like a lens losing focus and then regaining it.

All of this lasts about a total of 5-10 minutes, and it gradually fades until I'm either completely sober or just "normally" drunk. In conclusion, it's not worth it.



Exp Year: 2020ExpID: 114752
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 22
Published: Sep 14, 2023Views: 117
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Alcohol - Beer/Wine (199), Inhalants (29) : Unknown Context (20), Glowing Experiences (4), Combinations (3), General (1)

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