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Coming Down from Amphetamines

Discussion in 'Withdrawal Symptoms' started by jperd21, Jan 29, 2015.

  1. jperd21

    jperd21 Active Contributor

    This is one of the worst experiences of my life. I had made some stupid decisions and decided to take adderall to stay awake over a long weekend. I had no tolerance, and over the course of 3 days I took over 150mg of instant release. By the time I ran out and had to go to work at the beginning of the week, I was not in good shape. Before work I tried to take a shower to relax, and was greeted with uncontrollable body spasms and "auras". By the time I arrived at work, these "auras" had turned into seizures and acute memory loss. I didn't end up going to the hospital, but I was scared for my life.

    Learn from my mistakes! It may seem like fun at the time, but amphetamines can ruin your heart, and your life. I never touched them after this horrible experience.

    What was your worst experience detoxing from amphetamines? Did it help you quit?