Most of you will know me as being the one on the forum who tries the substances not often heard of, and as the title suggests, I decided to try Phenibut for the wife and myself. Phenibut is a GABA antagonist, with anxiolytic properties which are said to relax the nervous system and thereby relieve anxiety - and potentially depression.
I got 20gm from a very reliable source who has been trading for a number of years within the EU (not sold legally in the UK). It is very bitter to taste and you can have in powder or salted crystal form. The former is mixed with water and drunk; the latter taken sublingually (under the tongue). Effects are similar according to sources, but I went with the powder.
A typical dose is 750-1500mg.. apparently. So knowing only too well, I started out with 500mg. Did nothing for the wife or myself. Next day went to 750mg - still nothing - no different. Third day I went to 1000mg and the wife to 1250mg.... holy cow!
How can 250mg make that much difference?!
We both had the same effects. At peak dosage - around 4-5 hours, we were both acting like we were on something like cocaine - laughing, joking, jabbering on at about 50 syllables/second, eating way too much. Apart from being a bit lightheaded, it was an "interesting" couple of hours. Do not expect anything to occur for at least 90 minutes to 2 hours after taking the dose - DO NOT take more after the first dose. Wait for 24 hours before trying another dose - even a few extra milligrams.
Whilst, true enough, there was no depression and no anxiety... and the wife did 2 hours of work, and then went and did some grocery shopping ON HER OWN, which is a huge deal, she was all over the place on the way back and spilt some chicken tikka!! It is not the sort of effect you want for an ongoing anti-anxiety drug in my opinion.
However... 6-7 hours passed and then we both felt a huge come down... again as one might expect from a class A. We were both feeling a lot more dizzy, and then very nauseous. Then, perhaps inevitably, we were both vomiting. We both then stayed in bed for a good couple of hours to sweat it out and finally the course had passed and "normality" resumed.
Take this as you will - but an experience of Phenibut of two people having the same experience.