GHB Abuse

GHB – Gama Hydroxybutyric Acid
GHB AbuseGHB is used by athletes to regulate human growth hormone. It also has limited medical use for treating narcolepsy. GHB is also a popular recreational drug as it acts as a depressant and a strong intoxicant. Users find that it enhances their experience while at a club or partying.

GHB produces widely varying effects witch can range from:

  • Mild to Extreme Inebriation
  • Euphoria
  • Sedation
  • Visual Disturbances
  • Loss of Consciousness
  • Memory Loss
  • Inhibition
  • Loss of Coordination
  • Addiction
  • Coma
  • Death

GHB has been labeled a “date rape” drug similar to benzodiazepines like Rohypnol (roofies). In large doses it can produce a deep sleep state with memory loss. The drug is often slipped into an unaware victims drink or food. It can have such a profound effect that the user will have no control over themselves and no memory of what they have done.

GHB is sometimes called “G”, “Georgia Home Boy”, “Liquid E”,” Lollipops”, “Fubar”, “Great Household Bargain”, “Black Rain” or other street names.