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Synonyms for GHB

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

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Acute poisoning from gamma-hydroxybutyrate in California.
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.
Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (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 (GHB).
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.
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