Are Tianeptine, Coluracetam and Fasoracetam worth it?

I recently ordered a gram of Coluracetam and 2 grams of Fasoracetam from Nootropics.eu. This was my first order from them. It went well, and the delivery was fast. First door-to-door nootropics delivery I ever got.

A bit about Coluracetam and Fasoracetam

Coluracetam is a nootropic that was initially developed and studied for the treatment of Alzheimer’s, but was later researched for major depressive disorder (MDD). Results from the latter suggest that it could be a potential medication for comorbid MDD with generalized anxiety disorder.

Fasoracetam is a nootropic that has been in a clinical trial for the potential treatment for ADHD.  Rat studies show potential amelioration of memory defects caused by a GABAb agonist called baclofen and upregulation of GABAb receptors.

The packaging of Coluracetam and Fasoracetam from Nootropics.eu

Reviewing the stack

The taste of both was similar to Noopept (bitter), but not quite identical. Fasoracetam had a kind of grainy texture and the Coluracetam looked similar to Noopept. The Tianeptine had practically crystallised.

Stacking Coluracetam and Fasoracetam with Tianeptine of the sodium variety worked well at increasing my productivity. For a couple of hours… If I take it in the morning before leaving to work, just before lunch I will notice myself feeling a bit helpless and unable to get in the zone. It will gradually get worse – at home I will be more irritable than usual – until I hit the hay for a reset.

Might Tianeptine and its short half-life of 2.5-3 hours (4-9 hours in the elderly) be to blame? The other explanation is that, since I am not taking the stack regularly so the initial dose of Tianeptine might be too high. I aimed at 12mg, but sometimes ended up with 17mg instead. And that is just what the scale tells me.

Coluracetam – small baggie inside a big baggie
Grainy Fasoracetam inside the big baggie

I did not notice enhanced or vibrant colours (HD vision) from Coluracetam like some have. The only substance that had that kind of effect on me was Noopept. My current evaluation for these substances would be: not worth it. Don’t buy. Then again, you might react totally differently. If you are looking to try something, I would go with N-Acetyl SEMAX Amidate or NA-Selank (Amidate). The latter of which I have not tried yet, but am very interested in having a go again with NASA and the amidated version of Selank.

Nootropil brand Piracetam & Tianeptine

Hey there,

I recently decided to order some Tianeptine Sodium again. I went for a vendor that I had used before (tianeptinestore.com). As far as I remember, the substance I received looked and tasted the same, but the way it affected me was not the same as before.

I guess you are not supposed to get euphoria from it unless you dose too high. Last time I took it I got slight euphoria with a mood boost, so I was open and talkative. Now I feel like it just made me more emotional.

Decided to lay off it, at least until I get a more accurate scale.

Piracetam madness

Tianeptine is not the only thing I ordered. Namely, I made an order for 30 sachets of 2.4g Nootropil brand Piracetam. Including shipping, it cost me about 18€.

What can I say about it? For starters, the taste is nasty (bitter is the best word I can use to explain it) and is masked only a bit by the the taste of oranges (specific to those Nootropil sachets). I have had worse though, Pramiracetam was ugghh… the vilest thing I have taken.

A whole lotta Nootropil Piracetam - 30 sachets of 2.4g
A whole lotta Nootropil Piracetam – 30 (15 x 2) sachets of 2.4g

Now to the effects. First thing I notice is that I tend to max the volume of music, since it seems quieter after just having dosed. The other is the visual side. If you have ever eaten psychedelic mushrooms (or consumed as tea) or used other such drugs, it might feel a bit familiar to you. It is pretty mild, but noticeable. Objects seem sharper, and more beautiful – like the objects seem to have patterns to them.

Music is also a bit more enjoyable on it. This is probably because of the possible manic reactions to Piracetam. I am able to focus on music better, and it gets me pumped up (or affect my mood in other ways).

I took it for about a week straight. Not sure if it was a coincidence or not, but I also thought of quitting my job during this time, and felt very desperate to do so. I did not act on the urge. Recently ran out of modafinil, so it might just be that. Used to take 100-200mg of it almost every day.

What else is new?

Bought myself LG’s 34 inch UltraWide monitor (LG34UC98). I work as a back-end developer mainly writing PHP and JS, and using it has been a very pleasant experience. Plus it has a Thunderbolt2 port, so it works well with my Mac (the cable is not included). Not much content in 21:9 aspect ratio, but watching regular content is nice as well, so it basically doubles as a TV (don’t have one).

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N-acetyl Selank for anxiety

February 9 – First days of testing these exotic nootropics have passed. I have not yet noticed any long-term changes (it has not even been that long). I had a pretty intensely weird experience one evening. I have not tried to replicate it. My head felt feverish and I was easily irritated. It could have been the flu acting up at night or the combo of Noopept and others. Noopept in high doses is known to cause one to be easily irritated. Anecdotally, even more so when stacked with SEMAX.

N-acetyl SEMAX amidate and N-acetyl Selank
N-acetyl SEMAX amidate and N-acetyl Selank in the fridge

Selank seems to have anxiolytic effects. I especially notice this when spraying NA-Selank before smoking weed. I am calm yet energized. Combined with NASEMAXA, they make for an interesting combination. It has a slight similarity to what I would call a psychedelic feel. You are in the moment. A bit uncomfortable at first. Visuals seem blurry and sharp at the same time.

February 12 – More days have passed, and I have been taking all three sprays regularly. In small doses (200mcg NA-SEMAX-A and NA-Selank, 3mg of Noopept) they are barely noticeable and not sure if worth the expenditure.

Today is friday, the last work day of the week, and I will be testing higher dosages. I work as a back-end developer, mostly using PHP and MySQL, sometimes help with JavaScript and it’s frameworks. Perfect job to test cognitive enhancers at.

I started off with 400mcg~ of the acetylated and amidated SEMAX. Then I added 400mcg of Selank and 3mg of Noopept. I dosed at about 8:30 in the morning. By 2 pm I did not notice much anymore, and could not even be sure if it had any effect on me earlier.

Spray me with N-Acetyl-SEMAX Amidate

Good news everyone. I got home today and found a note in my postal box. NASEMAXA, NA-Selank and Noopept have arrived from the US.

Package from Ceretropic.com
Package from Ceretropic.com

4:33 pm – one spray of N-acetyl-SEMAX amidate in each nostril, that’s about 200mcg total.

Nearly 20 minutes have passed. Can’t say much about the acute effects of 200mcg of NASA right at the bat. Will try again later with a higher dosage.

4:56 pm – one spray of N-acetyl Selank in each nostril. Total 200mcg~ of NA-Selank.

5:20 pm – I have been feeling pretty calm.

5:35 pm – two sprays of Noopept in each nostril. A total of about 5mg.

25 minutes have passed since the administration of Noopept. Subtle acute effects.

I just smoked some weed. It seems that there is a nootropic effect present. I find it much easier to focus. My short-term memory is not as impaired.

I have used Hydrafinil and, while it might have had an effect of increased wakefulness for a short period (4h~) of time, it did not feel clean. It tasted like a chemical, but was really mild in taste. Incomparable to Pramiracetam or Noopept.

N-Acetyl Semax Amidate, N-Acetyl Selank and Noopept nasal sprays
N-Acetyl Semax Amidate, N-Acetyl Selank and Noopept nasal sprays from Ceretropic.com

The next day

I tried up to 600mcg of NASA last night. I have work today. Hoping this will allow me to test the compounds further.

8:00 am – 100mg of Modafinil

8:20 am – 400mcg~ of N-acetyl SEMAX amidate and 200mcg~ of N-acetyl Selank.

9:00 am – 3mg~ of Noopept.

12:00 pm – 3mg~ of Noopept.

1:40 pm – Not much work today so I came home to work remotely. 300mcg~ of N-acetyl SEMAX amidate and 200mcg~ of N-acetyl Selank.

I smoke weed and take 100mg of Modafinil.

To be continued…