GHB: Gamma hydroxy butyrate Gamma hydroxy butyric acid
What are the effects of GHB?
Intoxication, increased energy, happiness, talking, desire to socialize, feeling affectionate and playful, mild disinhibition, sensuality, enhanced sexual experience, muscle relaxation, loss of coordination due to loss of muscle tone, possible nausea, difficulty concentrating. Large doses result in Disinhibition, sedation, desire to sleep, rambling incoherent speech, giddiness, silliness, difficulty thinking, slurred speech, passing out, and death.
GHB is most dangerous when mixed with alcohol (as it might be if it is slipped into a persons drink)
What does GHB look like?
GHB is a clear liquid like water. It can be mistaken for water because it is usually found in a
small (30ml) clear plastic bottle, a water bottle, or even Gatorade bottles, which contains several doses. While it currently is not as common, but also found as a white powder.
What are GHB street names?
GHB, G, Gamma-OH, Liquid E, Fantasy, Georgia Home Boy, Grievous Bodily Harm, Liquid X, Liquid Ecstasy (is not ecstasy), Scoop, Water, Everclear, Great Hormones at Bedtime, Liquid E, GBH, Soap, Easy Lay, Salty Water, G-Riffick, Cherry Menth, and Organic Quaalude.
The University of Florida lists these possible effects:
Bradycardia (slow heart rate)
Decreased respiratory effort (decreased number of breaths per minute)