gamma hydroxybutyrate

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Synonyms for gamma hydroxybutyrate

a club drug available in liquid or powder form is taken orally (frequently combined with alcohol)

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According to the company, Sodium Oxybate is the sodium salt of gamma hydroxybutyrate, an endogenous compound and metabolite of the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA).
Chief Inspector Roque Merdegia Jr, PNP AIDSOTF legal division chief and spokesperson, said in an interview that the demand and supply for daterape drugs or gamma hydroxybutyrate and ecstasy usually go up at the start of Yuletide season.
Other topics discussed in the letter include the need for methods to ensure safe use of the drug, the sodium salt of gamma hydroxybutyrate, an endogenous neurotransmitter synthesized from gamma aminobutyric acid, which is also known as the "date rape" drug for its potent sedative effects.
A 67-year-old Springfield man, Richard Hans Norland, will be sentenced Friday for possessing and selling gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB) in a case that began with an investigation of the suicide of a woman who was addicted to the drug.
Club drugs such as 3,4-methylenedioxymeth-amphetamine (MDMA or "ecstasy") and gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB) may be partially responsible.
He is accused of using gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB) in three rape cases but claims all women participated willingly in kinky sex.
Attempting to establish their case, prosecutors called the first witness, Jo Dyer, a toxicologist and expert on gamma hydroxybutyrate, a so-called date-rape drug that Luster is alleged to have used on the women.
Ogwr Dash, a Bridgendbased drugs and alcohol self-help group, says two women were recently the victims of GHB - or Gamma Hydroxybutyrate.
But prescriptions for sodium oxybate (Xyrem) will be restricted by several unusual limitations because of the drug's dark side of abuse and addiction as gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB), a feature that was highlighted throughout the day-long committee hearing.
GHB, or gamma hydroxybutyrate, has been linked to at least 58 deaths since 1990 and more than 5,700 recorded overdoses, according to the US Drug Enforcement Administration.
Gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB), a central nervous system depressant being studied in phase III clinical trials in patients with narcolepsy, has been shown to alleviate cataplexy when taken at night.
Sodium oxybate, also known as gamma hydroxybutyrate or GHB, received approval from the U.