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      Anyone ever use Ambien to attain lucidity?

      Whenever I take it and go to sleep (I have a prescription), I can kind of create a scenario in my head and put myself into right it. Its not like a normal daydream type thing, its much more realistic. You kind of have to be awake to do it because when I really fall asleep Im completely knocked out, no lucidity at all. Anyone else have any experiences with this?

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      i've taken ambien many times before and it has done the same thing to me..but not everytime i use it
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      Tonight is my first time taking ambien in 2 months, and I've spent the last 2 hours fully awake in a lucid 'dream' being able to create any situtation or recall any past events and see them from a perspective of someone else. This experience is wonderfull. I will post more about it when I wake up.

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      I really wanna get my hands on some of this!
      It's like a really strong hypnotic agent, so this makes sense.

      Maybe taking 20 Xanax will have the same effect?
      lol dw I'm not an idiot I was joking.

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      Fallows I would like to hear more of your experience. Did you ever wake up?

      Some friends of mine, who aren't interested in dreaming, took Ambien for fun and stated it was akin to tripping in some way. From the posts here, it sounds like it.

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      I actually got prescribed Ambien today.

      I keep reading that it causes hallucinations ( hypnagogic hallucinations ), so it seems like the trick is to stay awake and aware to be pulled into a lucid dream by ambien.

      Fallows what mg did you take? I'm very interested in this.
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      I am prescribed Ambien. Once got a trial bunch of pills by my psychiatrists to see how well they'd help me fall asleep ( I suffer from epicly lengthy, severely disturbing episodes of Insomnia ) But I only VERY rarely take them, in case of Insomnia becomming so devastating that it stears me towards mental apocalypse.


      They're effect made me feel rather uncomfortable. Once they helped me to sleep, once they didn't help at all. Strange substance. It's more like loosing your mind and blacking out suddenly than falling asleep gradually.

      I'll have to have a supply of Sleep medications in my house allready cuz some time ago I ran out of both Ambien and Midazolam so I think I'll ask my psychiatrist if she can prescribe me some extra ambien.
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      Quote Originally Posted by DoogieHowser View Post
      Anyone ever use Ambien to attain lucidity?

      Whenever I take it and go to sleep (I have a prescription), I can kind of create a scenario in my head and put myself into right it. Its not like a normal daydream type thing, its much more realistic. You kind of have to be awake to do it because when I really fall asleep Im completely knocked out, no lucidity at all. Anyone else have any experiences with this?
      Personally.. I would not reccomend taking this unless you want to trip balls. i tried taking this for a few months to help with sleep deprivation, it worked for a short while. it's not the best and has some intense side effects.. i started taking it for a trip trip and it didn't help with sleep anymore. If you don't fall asleep you will see a lot of freaky stuff in a low lit environment. Ambien never really helped me sleep.. it just helped me halloucinate.

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      lol, yeah, I think you can trip balls on ambien, i wouldn't recommend taking it to learn to lucid dream. melatonin works better for that.

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      Ambien did not make me hallucinate, but it did make my thinking jumbled, incoherent & confused. Wierd molecule.
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      What about the other z drugs like Zolpiclone (Immovane)? Does it cause Hypnogogic hallucinations ?

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      i thought benzos suppressed REM?
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      It's a non-benzodiazepine hypnotic agent and While it acts on the same benzodiazepine receptors as the benzodiazepine family of drugs it is not classed as a benzodiazepine (with which it shares a number of characteristics and effects) from wiki

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      i feel obligated to say that ambien is my favorite drug of all.
      some of the most ridiculous adventures i have ever been on have had to do with ambien.

      it makes dreaming whilst concious finally possible and provides the most creative, surreal environment you can possibly think to be in physical reality.

      I know for a fact that you can use ambien to aid lucidity because it gives you an interactive time period before falling asleep to map out and plan your dream in a dream-like, semi-conscious state. I absolutely love it and it is the ultimate adventure drug.

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      Quote Originally Posted by cL0cKradi0 View Post
      i feel obligated to say that ambien is my favorite drug of all.
      some of the most ridiculous adventures i have ever been on have had to do with ambien.

      it makes dreaming whilst concious finally possible and provides the most creative, surreal environment you can possibly think to be in physical reality.

      I know for a fact that you can use ambien to aid lucidity because it gives you an interactive time period before falling asleep to map out and plan your dream in a dream-like, semi-conscious state. I absolutely love it and it is the ultimate adventure drug.
      Care to share some experiences? (Including your feelings etc.) I'm getting REALLY interested now.

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      me and my friend took a bunch of ambien once and stayed up all night and TRIPPED BALLS. it was nuts. I dont recommend it for inducing lucid dreams
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      Do any of you now about Tramadol?
      It's an opioid painkiller. When i take it, i just get in bed and experience HI for 5-8 hours straight.
      It's like all these little random movie scene's, each lasting 2-5 seconds max.
      And they are alot clearer then real HI, but i guess that this is also partly because your fully awake in this case, i can't sleep when i take it...
      I still have 1,5 bottle left, i try to only take it once or twice every month for a maximum effect.
      It gives a great tingling sensation over your entire body, also your body starts itching like crazy, but scratching feels sooo good
      And your piss will smell like hell the next day
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      Careful with Tramadol. It's also an SSRI. Dangerous drugs.

      Don't make this another random drug thread, back to Ambien!

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      Quote Originally Posted by tommo View Post
      Careful with Tramadol. It's also an SSRI. Dangerous drugs.

      Don't make this another random drug thread, back to Ambien!
      I thought it was an SNRI, i could be wrong though
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      Yeah you're right SNRI/SSNRI. My point still stands though, dangerous class of drugs.

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      Quote Originally Posted by feist303 View Post
      Do any of you now about Tramadol?
      It's an opioid painkiller. When i take it, i just get in bed and experience HI for 5-8 hours straight.
      Sounds like you were experiencing Twilight Sleep

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      I JUST got my ambien pills today

      So I shall take them when I get off of work. Clockradio, what dose did you take. Can you explain how you use ambien for lucid dreams?
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      I just took a dose of ambien,


      [edit] it's about 20/25 minutes in, and i feel some euphoric effects. Like a light-dizzy feeling. NO hallucinations yes. [/edit]
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      Welp, I just got chided for posting a more specific topic about Ambien.. xD

      Can anyone please describe the 'lucid daydreams' that you've had while taking Ambien?
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      I didn't get any hallucinations or anything when i took 15mg of ambien. I just feel sleepy.... that's it.

      Maybe my CNS isn't depressed enough? I don't know but i tried two times, and no hallucinations at all.
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