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need help figuring out whats happening to me (waking blackouts)

Discussion in 'Heroin' started by doug smith, Jun 8, 2018.

  1. doug smith

    doug smith Member

    ive been using heroin for about 12 years or so. when i first started using i experienced the normal effects from the drug, nodding out, sense of exstacy, warm fuzzy feeling, etc. Years later i slowly began getting hyper active instead of just mellowed out. I would dance and sing songs and talk up a storm and then randomly nod off mid sentence, only to wake back up and resume the same conversation 5-10 minutes later. Eventually the hyperactiveness will start to wear off and ill experience the effects of the drug normally. The last 3-4 years though i will snort a medium dose of the drug and begin getting hyperactive , and then basically blackout mentally while still being hyperactive. i will continue being hyperactive for anwyhere from 15 min up to an hour, just acting compeletly wild, while having 0 memory of the experience. eventually i come to and experience the effects normally but people tell me all the crazy things i was doing and trying to get me to calm down and telling me to chill out, but all there attempts to get me to settle down compeletly fail. now people dont even like being around me when i get high because this hyperactive memoryloss phase of my high is to much for people to handle and cant get me under control. when i come too i cant remember anything i did or was doing and people tell me i was just going nuts , usually singing dancing, yelling random things out like someone with tourettes syndrome, just the most obscene things i could think of sometimes. it seems to be progressively getinng worse. the best way for me to avoid these hyperactive blackouts is to just slowly snort very small dosages over a long period of time and i seem to just have a normal response to the heroin usually. but sometimes ill still go into a hyperactive blackout anyway. Does anyone know whats happening to me or why? has anyone experienced this as well? i need to go see a doctor, and probably a neuraligist but i cant afford to do so. ive read people having blackouts but still operating normally while blacked out but there cases do not involve heroin and they can not get a positive diagnosis either. someone please help me figure this out. the best option is to stop and i would like too but ive been hoplessly addicted for a long time. btw i snort only ive only shot up a few times and usually have a bad experience when i did shoot up so i stick to just snorting the drug.
  2. Sara

    Sara Member

    Have you tried suboxone its deff a miracle medicine...
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  3. Dominica

    Dominica Author, Writer, Recovery Advocate Community Listener

    @doug smith hello. thanks for reaching out. i am not sure why you may be experiencing this. i do advise you figure out a way to see a doctor. and perhaps reach out for help in quitting... it's probably going to require professional help, so do whatever you have to do in order to get some....

    meanwhile, we are here to listen and offer support.
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  4. Josh111187

    Josh111187 Community Champion

    Yes , heroin addict for ten years and last two maybe two and a half years ago this was happening to me. I started tryingget clean about a year ago, I will be 90 days this week. I did see a doctor and do have an explanation. I am very busy at the moment speaking with someone who appears to be absolutely stoned and wants to kill themselves.....I will get back to you asap.
  5. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    @doug smith... Sorry to hear about your struggles. I agree with @Dominica: Seeing a doctor is definitely what you need to do. And work on quitting heroin. Your life depends on it, my friend.

    Sending you positive, healing energy. And hope and encouragement, too.
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  6. True concern

    True concern Community Champion

    Need a bit more info.How old are you?how long you been using?what is your daily dose?
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  7. Josh111187

    Josh111187 Community Champion

    H yep, that about sums it up. That made me laugh. I did have a medical explanation for this as the same thing happened to me while on heroin, but I haven't seen him come back to the site so I didn't post a long message.
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  8. Icculus

    Icculus Member

    Hi I am having similar problem with my girlfriend. She can do the tiniest bit. And she starts acting possessed. Screaming dancing take clothes off whatever. It last 2 hours and she doesn't remember it. Have u any idea what is the issue
  9. Dominica

    Dominica Author, Writer, Recovery Advocate Community Listener

    @Icculus hey there. i'm not sure... this isn't something i've had experience with. i do hope she will stop doing it though... can be quite dangerous...
  10. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    @Icculus... I wouldn't let her do any more of that stuff. It sounds like it might have something else in it.
  11. Jai50

    Jai50 Senior Contributor

    It looks like a benzo high rather than a opiate/ heroin high. I know a lot of people that will black out wake up in jail for doing outrageous things on benzos not heroin. Saying that the new fentanyl out there on the street is not pharmaceutical and it acts more like a benzo so be careful lot of people are dying with just one pack long-time heroin users just an FYI.
  12. DoxyMom

    DoxyMom Community Champion

  13. Joshstillclean

    Joshstillclean Community Champion

    Dirty fentynal. Put money on it. Problem is if it really is some messed up hillbilly fentanyl it might not show up as it even on a 32 panel test.
    I didn't know how you do your dope.
    If you smoke it does the second hand smoke smell like burning plastic? Snort it only then does it burn for a few seconds? Taste it first. An experienced dope head can usually distiguish what's different. I'm not condoning this just saying I've had to do this before. If your gonna keep using, and nothing is different then ibsay probably you are just way to strung out and have a tolerance but are approaching OD levels and are very close just don't know it.
    Your kidneys could be failing and not flushing the drug out properly. All of these have happened to me at one point or another. I'm not knocking you. I'm just saying, sounds like your really playing with fire. And if you can afford a heroin habit then you can afford a methadone clinic even without insurance. I really am hoping you choose to get help before its too late. In praying for you.
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  14. DoxyMom

    DoxyMom Community Champion

    The methadone clinic I go to gives a discount for couples. There are quite a few couples who go there. It's nice to see them give each other support. Two are in my group. I get a discount by paying for a month in advance. Please consider treatment for you both.
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  15. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    The discount is a good thing, but it just goes to show you the extent of the opiate crisis in our country. :(
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  16. Dominica

    Dominica Author, Writer, Recovery Advocate Community Listener

    @Jai50 thank you for your input... some dangerous stuff out there.
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  17. Jai50

    Jai50 Senior Contributor

    I been off dope 4 years now. I still talk to my friends that are struggling. What friends I have left. I'm ole school. And yes the hillbilly fentanyl don't show up on panel. I seen it coming thru few yrs back it took the somas place.

    Comment on the meth clinic. Oh yes the meth clinics are rocking again!!
    I don't recommend it. It just makes **** worse and has terrible side effects long term and short.
  18. True concern

    True concern Community Champion

    WOW Congrats on 4 years that is Fantastic i am proud of you
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  19. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    I'm so damn proud of you, @Jai50. Just keep going. :)
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