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GHB

Basic Information

Summary

A euphoric depressant which is prescribed as a sleep aid and sometimes to help with Alcohol detox. Also used as a recreational depressant, as a non-toxic alternative to Alcohol. Despite not having Alcohol's toxicity it is risky due to among other things inconsistent concentration in commonly sold solution form, and can be very dangerous if taken with other depressants.

Depressant

Depressants are drugs which reduce arousal and stimulation in the user, characterised by a depressing of mental and physical functions.

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Habit-forming

These drugs pose a higher risk of causing habit forming behaviour, take particular care with the amount and frequency they are taken.

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Common

Common drugs are those which are well known and widely used among the drug community. This doesn't necessarily mean they are safe, but it usually comes with a longer relative history of use in humans with which to establish a safety profile.

Dose

Oral
Light0.5-1.5g
Common1-2.5g
Strong2-3.5g
Heavy3.5-5g
Dangerous7g+

NOTE: Tends to induce heavy sedation from about the 3g mark.

Duration

All ROAs
Onset20-60 minutes
Duration1.5-2.5 hours
After-effects2-4 hours

Avoid

Alcohol, benzos and other depressants

Effects

Similar to alcohol, but subjectively 'cleaner'

Summary=a

euphoric depressant which is prescribed as a sleep aid and sometimes to help with Alcohol detox. Also used as a recreational depressant, as a non-toxic alternative to Alcohol. Despite not having Alcohol's toxicity it is risky due to among other things inconsistent concentration in commonly sold solution form, and can be very dangerous if taken with other depressants.

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Interactions

No interaction information for GHB

References & Notes

General