Thinking of taking a break from regular use?
See the 'Making changes' page for more information on how to Manage withdrawal from drugs and alcohol.
NBOMe drugs are new, unpredictable and not well understood. Like many psychoactive substances, if they are used regularly, they can have dangerous and unpredictable withdrawal effects. Withdrawal symptoms can vary depending on how long NBOMe has been taken, the size of the dose and what type of NBOMe was used.
If you …
Experience numbness in your body
Feel irritable or agitated
Experience low mood
Have constipation or diarrhoea
Feel sweaty or very hot or very cold
Try these things at home:
Get sensations of ‘electric shock’
Have ongoing blurred vision
Experience rapid weight loss
Feel increased agitation or aggression
Experience severe anxiety
Experience increased low mood
Call a doctor or Healthline (0800 611 116)
You can talk to your doctor about:
Have severe heart palpitations
Have chest pains
Have a high fever
Have difficulty breathing
Experience weakness or numbness on one side of the body
Suddenly lose the ability to talk or understand others talking
Have a seizure
These are signs that something more serious is going on. You or the people around you should act quickly.
For more information on getting support for drug and alcohol use, see Finding support.
It can be a bit weird adjusting back to life outside your bubble, so we’ve pulled togther a few key tips to help you out if you choose to use drugs.