I'm weaning off Lexapro under my doctor's supervision. Because I'm not going to keep bugging my doctor about this (she's on vacation anyway), I figured it'd hit up for guys for some withdrawal symptom advice. I've been having some fun ones, and I want to make sure everything is fine. I'd also like to find out what might help me feel a little bit better. [more inside]
How do I help/support my self-destructive brother? [more inside]
A is not a heavy user, but not a once-in-a-blue-mooner either. And its not just pot. Its been going on for a long time and its starting to take its toll. I'm not sure if I can help her, or how. [more inside]
A friend and a heroin addiction - What should we do? What is likely to happen? [more inside]
Can you help me find more information about my transcendental experience while on laughing gas at the dentist?
Can you help me find more information about my transcendental experience while on laughing gas at the dentist? I recently had Nitrous oxide while at the dentist, and the side effects were deep insights into my life, and a crystal clear understanding of problems that were before vague. I'd like more information about this phenomenon and I'd like to hear others' experience with this gas.
I'm looking for a particular book. It might have been called "People's Medical something-or-other". Or maybe not. Details inside. [more inside]
What should college kids know about psychoactive drugs? [more inside]
As the antithesis of this post, can you recommend a special something that will help me relax & enjoy myself on special occasions? [more inside]
I'm working on a project for my health class that requires us to explain the effects of certain types of drugs, and my topic is hallucinogenic substances. I'm looking for some kind of video that can demonstrate the images/patterns/sounds that can be common for someone to see during an LSD trip. Does anyone either have a video in mind, or a place where I might be able to find a video that's similar to what I'm describing?
Should I report the apparent recurring theft of my (perfectly legal and medically appropriate) prescriptions for controlled substances (written prescriptions, not actual drugs)? [more inside]
Please suggest support groups for recovering drug addicts besides Narcotics Anonymous (NA). [more inside]
How do I ship Iodine tablets from the UK to Japan? [more inside]
What can the hospital do with drug test results that are positive? [more inside]
Am I really okay as a person if I’m not suitably subdued with drugs? Are you sure? [more inside]
MentalHealthFilter: Anyone personally dealing with bipolar partners sexual issues? Mildly NWS, and long as heck. [more inside]
Is it physically possible to consume the contents of Raoul Duke's suitcase in the film "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" in the time period allotted? [more inside]
Help me find this book that is about a drug addict who steals bikes in Amsterdam to feed his drug habit. It is a diary-style of book.
Help me find this book that is about a drug addict who steals bikes in Amsterdam to feed his drug habit. It is a diary-style of book. [more inside]
How far to go for semi-estranged relative in big legal trouble due to their own foolishness? Anonymous because I need some plausible deniability. More inside. [more inside]
Can I stop my newly-single friend from self-destructing? [more inside]
I am looking for an example of a drug bust for which the police uncovered a pattern of drug shipments not just uncovered one shipment. I am interested in looking at a pattern of drug transportation in which I can know approximately when drugs where delivered over a period of time. [more inside]
I take Clenil Modulite (Beclometasone dipropionate, a daily steroid) and Ventolin (Salbutamol, as needed) for my asthma, in inhaler form. I'm visiting Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Japan, Russia and Mongolia in the course of a backpacking trip starting next month. I want to take these medicines with me, but am finding it hard to find info about restricted drugs in these countries. Can you help? [more inside]
ForAStoryFilter: how to best kill someone by CDI! [more inside]
What is the healthiest way to get high? [more inside]
Halp -- how do I ethically drug my cat to make him (temporarily) nicer / less of an asshole? [more inside]
How should I ask my psychologist/therapist for antidepressants? [more inside]
Looking for insights into dealing with a dear friend who's into a decades long cocaine addiction. We share a dwindling group of friends and many of us are broken hearted about how things have turned out. Is there a point where we move on? I know I can't fix him, but? [more inside]
What was this mysterious medication I took as a child? [more inside]
Advise on dealing with a socially isolated 16 year old who is smoking pot by himself? Please help. [more inside]
Are there any alternatives to Alcohol Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous organizations that help people addicted to drugs and/or alcohol? [more inside]
Need to end a 5 year marriage due to my wife's re-addiction to crack cocaine. We have 2 kids, 1 of them mentally disabled. I don't want custody. What am I looking at as far as alimony? [more inside]
I bought Theazine, an energy supplement to help with school work. Everyone in my family is making a big deal out of it. Idk what to think anymore. [more inside]
My brother in law is stealing prescription pain meds. Do we confront him or just sit on the information? [more inside]
I have recently started taking a low dose of Amitrypteline (40mg a day). I have noticed that some foods seem to taste different: Coffee is more bitter and orange juice tastes sharper. Is it the medication or my imagination? [more inside]
Ex-Junkies of Metafilter: Help me join your ranks. Please tell me how you learned to live without it after it got a hold of you. [more inside]
Would it be legal in America for a pharmaceutical company to develop a drug solely intended for recreational, not medical purposes. To what safety standards would such a drug be held?
What is this movie? (Involves smuggling drugs via farm animals) [more inside]
Caffeine helps me to be optimistic, positive, and productive at work. Unfortunately, it's also fantastically addictive, and disrupts basically every important bodily process that I have. Should I talk to a psychiatrist about trying some kind of prescription stimulant? [more inside]
Have woken up 'wired' and 'racy'. Lowered my medication today and wondering if that is the cause. [more inside]
I am in Peru long term. How possible is it for someone to send me Plan B/Emergency contraceptive and vitamin supplements from the United States via regular USPS mail? Or generally, does shipping "drugs" like these cause difficulties going through customs?
Is a delayed release caffeine pill, one with a coating to prevent it from being digested for 8+ hours, feasible? Would the pill be too far along in the digestive tract to have an effect at that point? How could I make one?
I'm try to find a music video (most likely Rap or R&B) that portrayed two young kids as drug dealers. [more inside]
I'm looking for an article I read online within the past two years about a group of friends in their late 20s/early 30s who spend the weekend smoking/snorting some drug at a friend's house. I mostly remember the bizarre activities they got involved in and an impromptu trip to Las Vegas in the middle of the weekend. [more inside]
Are there U.S. laws or professional guidelines regarding physicians prescribing placebos to patients, or is there really nothing stopping a doctor from misleading a patient about the efficacy of a drug? Furthermore, is it technically possible that popular medications many of us know by name could themselves be nothing more than placebo pills? [more inside]
Is it possible to set up a completely open, transparent system wherein a trusted seller could make illegal trades with a multitude of buyers, leaving the police completely aware but unable to do anything. (Completely hypothetical of course, but I am very interested) [more inside]
Do I have to choose between thin+unhappy and fat+unhappy? [more inside]
So . . . drug slang. "Eating rocks." Does that mean doing crack? [more inside]
I like to read accounts of urban poverty. Any recommendations? [more inside]
How do I enjoy drinking less more? [more inside]
Can you recommend ADHD specialist psychiatrists in New York that are not at the Hallowell Center? [more inside]
How do people in different nations (races? groups of people..) use/smoke weed differently? [more inside]