Review Erowid at GreatNonprofits.org
Help us be a "Top Rated Nonprofit" for the 10th year in a row
and spread info about psychoactive drugs, health, culture, & policies.
("Share Your Story" link. Needs quick login creation but no verification of contact info)
Would Have Been Good if I Stayed Awake
Atomoxetine (Strattera)
by Fish
Citation:   Fish. "Would Have Been Good if I Stayed Awake: An Experience with Atomoxetine (Strattera) (exp43000)". Erowid.org. Jun 16, 2007. erowid.org/exp/43000

 
DOSE:
T+ 0:00
40 mg oral Pharms - Atomoxetine (pill / tablet)
  T+ 0:30 140 mg oral Pharms - Atomoxetine (pill / tablet)

BODY WEIGHT: 145 lb


I recently had Strattera prescribed to me for ADD. When I first got it me and my girlfriend took about 80 mg each and both felt pretty different, things felt hazy and I had trouble getting aroused but it was still an enjoyable experience overall.

So a week or so later I took my normal 40 mg dose, sat around for a bit then decided to take one 60 and two 40s. (it might have been a little bit more but I can't quite remember) After about 20 minutes it began to kick in, then at 30 minutes I began to feel very sleepy, I wanted to stay up and see how it would effect me but I was just far to exhausted from the meds so I lay down and fell asleep within no time.

I awoke about 1-2 hours later and looked down at my legs but things seemed very narrow and slightly further away. I figured I was just sleepy or my contacts were dry. I rolled over to grab my cigs off my end table and for a sip of water but things blurred as I turned my head. And I saw this big transparent yellow thing floating slightly. I decided to out the cig and go back to sleep as I was extremely tired.

I awoke the next day feeling a little groggy but not too bad overall. I was wondering if the couple of things I had seen had just been a dream but my glass of water was empty and there was an outted cig in my ashtray.

Exp Year: 2005ExpID: 43000
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Jun 16, 2007Views: 19,049
[ View as PDF (for printing) ] [ View as LaTeX (for geeks) ] [ Switch Colors ]
Pharms - Atomoxetine (316) : Alone (16), Retrospective / Summary (11)

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.


Experience Vaults Index Full List of Substances Search Submit Report User Settings About Main Psychoactive Vaults