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What does GHB stand for?

GHB stands for Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid (aka date rape drug)


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The UK government made the "date rape" drug gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) illegal in 2003, and gamma-Butyrolactone (GBL), a close chemical equivalent of GHB, in December 2009.
Medications for insomnia used at 3- to 5-year follow-up Medication First (n = 31) second (n = 13) Zolpidem/eszopiclone 19 3 Benzodiazepines 4 5 Gabapentin 1 0 Antidepressants 4 4 Gamma-hydroxybutyric acid 1 0 Ramelteon 1 0 Muscle relaxant 1 0 Antipsychotic 0 1
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) On the educational front, knowledgeable rape treatment professionals encourage law enforcement officials to advise citizens never to leave their drinks unattended and to refuse drinks offered by strangers.