Acute poisoning from gamma-hydroxybutyrate
Tunnicliff G: Sites of action of gamma-hydroxybutyrate
(GHB): a neuroactive drug with abuse potential.
As its popularity grows, Gamma-hydroxybutyrate
will continue to present a serious challenge to law enforcement.
Stimulating effects of gamma-hydroxybutyrate
on dopamine release from the caudate nucleus and the substantia nigra of the cat.
Police have already seized chloroform and a date-rape drug called gamma-hydroxybutyrate
, or GHB, during searches of Obara's condominium and other places linked to him.
Many people with narcolepsy-cataplexy find relief from the sudden episodes of cataplexy with the drug sodium oxybate, a form of gamma-hydroxybutyrate
(GHB) that can be highly addictive.
(GHB) has become popular among clubbers, but has also been cited as a so-called "date-rape" drug.
Clinical features and management of gamma-hydroxybutyrate
(GHB) withdrawal: A review.
Sodium oxybate is the sodium salt form of gamma-hydroxybutyrate
, an endogenous neurotransmitter and metabolite of GABA.
Narcolepsy is typically treated with stimulants, REM-sleep-suppressing antidepressants and, in people with severe cataplexy, sodium oxybate (a form of gamma-hydroxybutyrate
, or GHB).
Currently, drug therapy with sodium gamma-hydroxybutyrate
(Xyrem [R]) can reduce cataplectic attacks by 70 percent.
Sodium Oxybate is a sodium salt of gamma-hydroxybutyrate
is a substance with a history of abuse when acquired illicitly and used illegally.
Abuse of illicit gamma-hydroxybutyrate
has been associated with adverse CNS events including seizures, respiratory depression and profound decreases in level of consciousness, with instances of coma and death.
is a synthetic drug used in sexual assaults