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Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (4-hydroxybutanoic acid) is both a drug and a naturally occurring substance found in the body. As a drug, it is approved for treatment of a rare form of narcolepsy, but is also being manufactured illegally. GHB is considered a "date rape" drug because it can be mixed with a liquid and given to unsuspecting victims. Peak plasma levels are attained approximately 30 minutes following administration. GHB and its metabolites are often hard to detect as they quickly leave the body. Source: Regenstrief Institute

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Gamma hydroxybutyrate
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zh-CN Chinese (China) Gamma 羟基丁酸
Synonyms: 4-羟丁酸;4-羟基丁酸;Gamma 羟丁酸;Gamma 羟基丁酸(Gamma hydroxybutyrate,GHB);Gamma-OH;Gamma-羟丁酸;Gamma-羟基丁酸;GBH;Georgia home boy;GHB;G-OH-Butyr;Goop;Liquidx;γ羟丁酸;γ-羟丁酸;γ羟基丁酸;γ-羟基丁酸
fr-CA French (Canada) Gamma hydroxybutyrate
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Gammahüdroksübutüraat
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Gamma-hidroxibutirato
it-IT Italian (Italy) Gamma idrossibutirrato
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Gamma hidroksibütirat
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Гамма гидроксибутират
Synonyms: Гамма-гидроксибутират
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) gamma-hydroxybutyraat
fr-BE French (Belgium) Gamma hydroxybutyrate