gamma-hydroxybutyric acid

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γ-hydroxybutyric acid

Central nervous system depressant causing relaxation, loss of muscle tone and reduced inhibitions. Effects are enhanced when mixed with alcohol. Previously sold in health food stores as a performance-enhancing drug until banned by the FDA in 1990. Sometimes vernacularly termed date rape drug.
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Some of the street names for GHB are Grievous Bodily Harm, Liquid G, Liquid Ecstasy, Somatomax, Cherry Meth, Easy Lay and Gamma 10.
Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB, "G," "Liquid," "Liquid Ecstasy," "Gib," "Natural Sleep-500," "Somatomax," "Georgia Home Boy," "Grievous Bodily Harm," "Soap," "Easy Lay," "Organic Quaalude") triggers the release of an opiate-like substance.
GHB Overview Chemical Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid Street Names Cherry Menth, Easy Lay, Gamma 10, GBH, Georgia Home Boy, GHB, G-Juice, Great Hormones, Grievous Bodily Harm, G-Riffick, Liquid E, Liquid X, Salty Water, Scoop, Soap, Somatomax, Vita-G Appearance Colorless, odorless, slightly salty liquid or white powder Administration Oral ingestion Cost $5-$20 per dose (capful or ounce)