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Is It Really Worth It?
Amphetamines (Adderall)
by Jason
Citation:   Jason. "Is It Really Worth It?: An Experience with Amphetamines (Adderall) (exp34646)". Erowid.org. Jan 19, 2020. erowid.org/exp/34646

 
DOSE:
  insufflated Amphetamines (ground / crushed)

BODY WEIGHT: 160 lb


Well first off I would like to say that I have read most of the reports on Adderall and I just felt like I needed to add a little from my experiences to try to make people aware of how addictive and mind altering this drug is.

First off I will tell you a little about my drug history... I have done MDMA, Cocaine, Ice (crystal meth), and TONS of prescription medications. Now I have never had any addictions besides nicotine in my life. (I'm 19)

It all started one day when my friend gave me one of his 20 mg Adderall pills, so I crushed it up and snorted it... WHOA what a rush! Well he kept giving me Adderall whenever we would go out drinking because I usually get sleepy when I drink and we like to stay out all night partying. Well after about a month of taking around 1 or 2 20mg pills every weekend I got where I was really liking those little orange devils... Sooo I started stealing them from my best friends prescription bottle whenever I got a chance too.

Only 1-2 weeks later I was having to snort atleast 1 20mg Adderall in the morning to get out of bed and 1 in the afternoon to keep my happy and extremely social throughout the whole day. Thats when I realized I really need to do something about this or who knows what will happen. So I stopped for about 1 week... A week of absolute hell. When I would wake up in the morning I just wanted to snort my Adderall or go back to sleep... Now the main problem was the depression it caused, I already suffer from social anxiety disorder and whenever I didn't have Adderall I didn't say a word to anybody except my mom. I ended up going back to the Adderall for another week and then I quit again. This time the withdrawal, I geuss you could call it that, was like 10x worse then last time.

Now I sit here telling everyone my story. I haven't taken any Adderall for almost 4 weeks now. I feel A LOT better but I still have some social side effects that I hope will go away.

I started out by taking it to concentrate or do better in school or just to speed like me. It ended up making me lose majority of my friends, my girlfriend of 9 months, and extremely depressed and suffering from sever anxiety.

Exp Year: 2004ExpID: 34646
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 19 
Published: Jan 19, 2020Views: 722
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Amphetamines (6) : Addiction & Habituation (10), Depression (15), Not Applicable (38)

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