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Complete and Utter Amnesia
Butalbital, Caffeine, Acetaminophen & Zolpidem
by buzzyman
Citation:   buzzyman. "Complete and Utter Amnesia: An Experience with Butalbital, Caffeine, Acetaminophen & Zolpidem (exp67530)". Erowid.org. Jun 28, 2018. erowid.org/exp/67530

 
DOSE:
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    Pharms - Sertraline (daily)
  T+ 0:00   repeated oral Butalbital  
  T+ 0:00   repeated oral Caffeine  
  T+ 0:00   repeated oral Acetaminophen  
  T+ 3:00 5 mg oral Pharms - Zolpidem  
  T+ 3:40 5 mg oral Pharms - Zolpidem  
  T+ 0:00   smoked Cannabis  
  T+ 0:00   oral Alcohol - Beer/Wine  

BODY WEIGHT: 200 lb


It also may be important to mention I recently started Zoloft 50mg daily although this should not effect the outcome considering I have done each separately with Zoloft and experienced no change with or without it.

I’m lying on my bed thinking and contemplating my existence when I receive a sudden idea. It just seems like a good night to experiment with something new. I have already taken a total of 7 fioricet. I have done fioricet multiple times. They are prescribed to me for migraine headaches where I find them to be very effective (although I also have the same pill but with 30mg codeine in the mixture which is more effective). I have never had a single problem with fioricet and have always found it to be extremely pleasant. It is like my body has a pleasant numb feeling to it. I feel very social and do not seem to have any diminished mental effects or lack of mental clarity like I do with marijuana, which I don’t find to be particularly pleasant for some reason. It is like an overall feeling of well-being. I do not ever feel couch locked or unable to do tasks. I cant say it is necessarily euphoric like say shrooms are by any means, but I definitely feel very happy. So tonight I am feeling as if I should push my boundaries a little further.

My dosing schedule is usually 5 pills to start with subsequent dosing 30 minutes later with a 6th pill and a 7th pill an hour after the first dose of 5 fioricet. I started at about 6:30 and it is currently 8:30.

My computer was dying so I let it charge. It is now currently 9:03. I am still great off the fioricet. I took it with food so the effects will last for another few hours. I plan on taking an Ambien. It is a sedative/hypnotic. I have had it prescribed for insomnia which I have had a problem with since 7th grade (I’m a freshman in college). I know it is probably not a good idea to take a barbiturate with a sedative but I am experienced with barbiturates and I will only be taking 10mg of Ambien. I would not take more than 20mg… the trip after that makes me into a drone. Very little pleasure at least in my opinion. After 20mg all that happens is I have random blackouts and will remember next to nothing the next day (and even parts of the next day). 10mg is enough for me to have great effects if I stay up past about 30 minutes of ingestion of the Ambien. Now currently 9:08pm and I feel the effects of the barbiturates fairly strongly if not more than earlier. I think the full stomach (very full) really slowed down my peak.

I have always been more of a depressant type drug. I never personally at least say the allure of coke or meth. Things such as opiates including synthetic and non synthetic, barbiturates and sedatives have always been right up my alley. I use periodically but have never found addiction to be a problem. At least not yet anyway.

My purpose is to see if first I can stay up with the combination of Butalbital and the Ambien… that alone may be an issue considering they both can cause severe drowsiness. Second is to see what sort of psychedelic effects will emerge with the combination. Alone the Ambien seems to produce euphoria, sedation, sense of well-being, visual patterns, and a “tripped out mind” so to speak. Together I'm sure the effects will be drastically increase.

I would like to include a WARNING--- DO NOT TRY THIS UNLESS YOU HAVE A BARBITURATE AND AMBIEN TOLERANCE. I can’t say you WILL have bad effects but together especially in high doses this has the potential to cause a stop in breathing. I have discussed this with my doctor in a private setting and he said in inexperienced or barbiturate intolerant subjects there could be a potential problem… potentially life threatening… however a smaller dose of Butalbital than what I am ingesting could potentially be taken without great risk… at least in my opinion.

I’m now lying in bed. Still feeling butalbital strongly. It is 9:23 and will ingest the Ambien very soon. I cannot guarantee complete accuracy beyond this point as taking Ambien severely reduces all of my cognitive abilities.

Pill taken at 9:27. Effects come on very quickly so I am assuming general typing and readability will decrease at this point unless I choose to edit it tomorrow. I may or may not just to show the effects on typing vision and so on. I’m currently watching the Victoria Secret fashion show. This is just a minor attempt to see what kind of arousability could potentially occur if there was a presence of something slightly arousing in the area.
I will now begin to describe my experiences after ingestion
9:31- slightly harder to type already… Definitely not really kicking in, but still noticeable. Very fast onset with this drug (especially when already on CNS depressants)
9:33- coming on more just absentmindedly dropped he cap to my water bottle. (I always try to have a bottle or two of water around with any type of drug just because you never know when you will be thirsty, become dehydrated, or need some for another reason… plus accidentally spilling water isn’t nearly as bad as coke in bed.. Or anywhere)

9:36- balance is slightly off… still nothing not easily controllable.
9:42- getting hard to type. I feel like I took a ton of butalbital… definitely feeling good right now.
9:46- drowsy in the great way… not like the damn I’m tired or shit I just woke up way… but the high tired. My arms feel slow but my thoughts are in perfect working order. That’s another thing I know… I love these downers more because I have good fluid yet seemingly natural uninhibited though processing.
9:50- feels like a bit of energized morphine nods--- but I’m still not locked down or anything. Feeling pretty good.
9:56- typing is getting harder. Inhibitions are way down… Just told a really embarrassing story to my roommate involving my girlfriend and I.

10:09—typing is way off. Slow motion stuff going on. Feeling amazing… I decided to take another 5mg of Ambien at 10:10.
Well… It is currently 11:43am… the next morning. I just woke up a few minutes ago and have literally no idea what really happened after that second 5mg. Apparently we smoked part way through the night... No recollection. There is a half drunk beer can open beside my bed… also no recollection of that. When I woke up my roommates girlfriend had apparently slept in here and I definitely don’t know when she came in or when I went to bed. It’s a very weird experience… its not like drunk I don’t remember… This is the absolute I have no recollection of the night before. I don’t like it… apparently I left the room multiple times, smoked pot which I hadn’t done in a long time, drank half a can of beer, got lost multiple times and now feel completely fine the next morning. (part of this is from what my roommate states).

In summary… I know I had fun, but I simply do not and can not remember it. This could be very dangerous… it lowers my inhibitions and senses greatly and the next morning I didn't remember what I did the night before. Perhaps it was the last 5mg that pushed me over the edge, but either way I don’t include anything I did after that point to be relevant to the experiment. I know I did end up ingesting marijuana and a small amount of alcohol but at that point I was already too out of it to know. Be very very safe with this… only do it around people you know wont take advantage of the situation in anyway.
Good luck everyone.

Exp Year: 2007ExpID: 67530
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Jun 28, 2018Views: 911
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