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Saturday, August 28, 2010

Facts about GHB

GHB - short for Gamma hydroxybutyrate, a powerful central nervous system depressant, is used for the treatment of Narcolepsy, a chronic sleep disorder characterized by overwhelming daytime drowsiness and sudden attacks of sleep.

It has many street names, including "Georgia Home Boy", "Liquid Ecstasy", "Mils", "G", "Liquid X", and "Liquid G", as well as "Fantasy" and, "GBH". It is however most commonly known as the date rape drug.

Its effects have been described as comparable to alcohol and ecstasy use, such as euphoria, disinhibition, enhanced sensuality and empathogenesis.
It is a treacherous drug however, since the difference between a dosage inducing pleasure and the dosage that causes less decireable effects is dimunitive.

At the higher doses, GHB may induce: nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, agitation, visual disturbances, depressed breathing, amnesia, unconsciousness, and even death.

GHB has been shown to inhibit the elimination rate of alcohol, which means that it quickly may elevate to dangerous levels in the body. This of course means, that The drug should never be mixed with alcohol!

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