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Question for the chemists

Discussion in 'Opiates & Opioids' started by Ellis D., Oct 30, 2006.

  1. Ellis D.

    Ellis D. Newbie

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    Mar 28, 2005
    from U.S.A.
    Lately I have come across quite a few pills that "gel up" when they are disolved in water, creating a bunch of slimey crap that is impossible to work with.

    It seems like there would be a sollution for the gel if you have some chemical know how. Is there anyway of maybe freezing a water pill mixture to seperate the gel from the drug? Or maybe cooking it out somehow?

    -Ellis D.
  2. Forthesevenlakes

    Forthesevenlakes Platinum Member

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    Feb 26, 2006
    I have read reports of people trying to cook the gel in a spoon, but that it did not work for them. Somehow freezing seems out too, although there may be more of a chance for this to work if the binders had different freezing points that were obtainable in a home freezer. Perhaps a simple reaction could work, like an acid/base one? But SWIM's forte is not chemistry, alas! SWIM hopes someone can answer this because he would really like to know the answer too.