Citation: Meperman. "A Full Barrel: An Experience with Promethazine (exp43767)". Erowid.org. May 8, 2006. erowid.org/exp/43767
I have taken promethazine before, yet in combonation with meperidine in my favorite capsule called Mepergan Forte.
Yet my friend recentley was prescribed a bottle of 25 mg promethazine tabs only. Of course he called me up to make a few bucks.
That night at around 6 PM I took 3 of the tablets. Before swallowing I snapped them in half on the scored line. They were quite hard to break actually. Dont no if that made a difference or not but I broke them anyways. I swallowed the 3 tabs, 75 mg in all and waited for effects. I new that on Mepergan I felt a heavy alcohol buzz and a warm heavvvvy sensation. So I sat and wondered which of the effects would stand out tonight.
I played cards with some friends and after about 45 minutes the tabs had almost completely set in. I felt a decent alcohol buzz along with an anxious feeling I cannot describe. Its not an ampheta type of anxiousness yet a axniousness with which I didnt even think about pursuing nor was I intrested. [Erowid Note:
Driving while intoxicated, tripping, or extremely sleep deprived is dangerous and irresponsible because it endangers other people. Don't do it!]
After 2 hours of feeling this my friends decided we should goto another friends house so I drove over and on the way I saw several hallucinations.
It was dark out and I was driving down a road, feeling the effects of basic alcohol comsumption, Lagged time, blurry vision. I approached my friends apartment complex and noticed a man standing infront of a doorway. I turned my head and looked back and no one was to be found. I then pulled up to my friends building and noticed a girl sitting on the stairs. I turned off my car and looked up to see nobody. This insanely freaked me out because I didnt know if I was hallucinating or not since my lagged time vision and blurryness, yet these people were so real looking.
After I arrived at my friends house I felt the anxious feeling plaguing me extremely heavyly. This is the most uncomfortable and annoyed ive ever felt in my life. I just wanted this drug to be over extremely bad. I cannot stress how bad I was annoyed and fed up with promethazine. I felt like id rather die than endure this feeling of coming down for another second.
At about 1 I drove home with the effects lessing but tiredness increasing.
I awoke in the morning at 10 A.m. extremely sedated still and extreme tiredness plaguing me. I felt almost numb. I went to turn on the shower and I felt myself push the handle up yet, milli seconds after I had done this task it was as if I relieved the physical feeling of turning on the shower. This repeated feeling is the weirdest feeling ive ever felt from any drug. It was as if I actually did it again, yet my hand didnt move, but in my mind I felt the physical touch. This happend several times when touching the soap and shampoo. Absolute weirdest feeling, its like the opposite of trying to move a limb that has been severed. yet ive never had any limbs severed, that is all I can relate it to.
I dont plan on ever taking this drug again due to its extremely annoying and eerie side effects.
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