Drug info - vasopressin legal status?

Discussion in 'Various drugs not covered by other forums' started by Senor Gribson, Oct 30, 2006.

  1. Senor Gribson

    Senor Gribson Titanium Member

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    having recently discovered nootropics, i was looking for some cheap sources of piracetam to try taking for exams in december. while looking for piracetam, i came across a memory-enhancing supplement called vasopressin which is supposedly extremely effective in improving long and short term memory, and can supposedly prevent alcohol-induced amnesia. i'm one of those people who will often go somewhere to do something, then when i get there (even if its across the room) ill have forgotten what i was about to do. so of course, i was intrigued by this substance.

    according to several websites, vasopressin is a prescription drug in the US. does anyone know what its legal status is in canada? i have searched for a good long time and can not find any info on this.
     
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    ThirdEyeFloond Platinum Member & Advisor

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    This message is on several sites, here for instance link removed I would assume it goes for both US and Canada.
    I know its on prescription in his country aswell. He has experimented with vasopressin's synthetic brother desmopressin, and found it to have quite an effect on especially short-term memory, and a very noticable 'high'/clearheadedness seconds after ingestion (I had anasalspray) but had too many side-effects (sweating like a pig, pissing all the time and feeling edgy at times) so he discontinued the use. SWIM can't say if the effects of vasopressin are similar at all so take it FWIW.
     
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    Pissing all of the time was one of your side effects? That's wierd, it's marketed to suppress urination.
     
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    Yes it baffled SWIM quite a bit aswell for that very reason as he knew it was given to adult bedwetters etc. But SWIM guesses messing with a properly functioning system may cause adverse effects or the substance is just incompatible with his rather rare reptilian blood type :)