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'Unis' as a Potentiator
Diphenhydramine & Heroin
by Abrax
Citation:   Abrax. "'Unis' as a Potentiator: An Experience with Diphenhydramine & Heroin (exp115612)". Jul 30, 2021.

  IV Diphenhydramine
    IV Heroin
    oral Diphenhydramine


[Erowid Note: Intravenous (IV) injection of crushed pills/tablets can be very dangerous due to unknown substances, binders, and fillers present. Any substance injected directly into the blood stream should be very pure. Clean needles and medically appropriate techniques should be used to avoid serious injury or death.]

Diphenhydramine Alone and Mixed Heroin IV

My intent in writing this report is there is very little accurate info on the net and I consider myself qualified to share my many experiences as a heroin addict and a insomniac with a view towards harm minimisation. The substance is called Diphenhydramine a anti-hystamine commonly found in benadryl the expensive version of it is called Unisom and many swear this is far stronger than the generics which are a third the price. I find both are the same strength generally at 50mg.

The heroin we get on this continent is rubbish so many use "Unis" as a potentiator that is mixed generally 2x 1 point of heroin, But I've know of people to have as many as x5 Unis in a shot. As far as safety goes I NEVER heat them up as thats a sure way of losing a vein, imagine hot wax going into much cooler blood. Oh and I really don't want to miss either. Despite the aforementioned I myself and many known to me have used these blue gel pills for years.

What I can expect is cognative impairment and lost veins. I add plenty water say 10ml per pill. I have also taken high doses orally and I cannot estimate strength. But at say 500mg I expect loss of depth perception and trouble walking to bed, turning lights off etc. I dont think I have a tolerance to it but definately never burn them and use plenty water and they are relatively safe in the short term, long term I have known people who claim to be addicted to them and they do seem to have that aspect going. But really if our gear was stronger I dont think Unis would have the appeal they do.

Exp Year: 2021ExpID: 115612
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 50 
Published: Jul 30, 2021Views: 435
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