GHB - Gamma-Hydroxybutyric AcidDepressants
What are they?
Prescribed as Xyrem, it is also known as the “date rape drug." It comes in a liquid or as a white powder that is dissolved in water, juice, or alcohol. In liquid form, GHB is clear and colorless and slightly salty in taste.
G, Georgia Home Boy, Goop, Grievous Bodily Harm, Liquid X, Scoop, Liquid Ecstasy,
How are they abused?
Usually a liquid, mixed in a beverageWhite powder normally dissolved in a liquid
What is their effect on the body?
HallucinationsEuphoria, drowsiness, decreased anxiety, excited and aggressive behaviorOverdose symptoms: unconsciousness, seizures, slowed heart rate, greatly slowed breathing, lower body temperature, vomiting, nausea, coma, deathAddictive. Withdrawal symptoms: insomnia, anxiety, tremors, increased heart rate and blood pressure, psychotic thoughts.