Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid

(GHB; “G”)

Gamma-hydroxybutyrate cause a noise similar to that of alcohol intoxication or Ketaminvergiftung and it can lead to death, especially in combination with alcohol, respiratory depression, seizures and rare.

Gamma-hydroxybutyric acid is similar to the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), but it can cross the blood-brain barrier and therefore can be taken orally. In effect, it is similar to ketamine, but has a longer duration of action and is more dangerous by far.

Gamma-hydroxybutyrate cause a noise similar to that of alcohol intoxication or Ketaminvergiftung and it can lead to death, especially in combination with alcohol, respiratory depression, seizures and rare. Gamma-hydroxybutyric acid is similar to the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), but it can cross the blood-brain barrier and therefore can be taken orally. In effect, it is similar to ketamine, but has a longer duration of action and is more dangerous by far. GHB leads to a feeling of relaxation and tranquility, but also to extreme fatigue or light-headedness. In higher doses, it can cause dizziness, incoordination, nausea and vomiting. Coma and respiratory problems may also occur. The combination of GHB with any other sedative, opioid and esp. Alcohol, involves life-threatening hazards. Most of the deaths were caused by the combination of GHB and alcohol. GHB is not taken for several days after frequent heavy consumption, withdrawal symptoms occur. The symptoms are similar to those of alcohol withdrawal and benzodiazepine withdrawal and can be life-threatening. The treatment depends on the symptoms. Breathing is affected, the use of a respirator may be required. Most victims recover quickly again, but the effects can last 1-2 hours.

Health Life Media Team

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