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What Is GHB?

What Is GHB?

GHB (gamma-hydroxybutyrate, C4H803) is commonly recognized in popular cultures as a “date rape” drug. It is a central nervous system (CNS)

What Are Synthetic Opioids?

What Are Synthetic Opioids?

Synthetic opioids are in a class of drugs that are human made and designed with a chemical makeup similar to opiates and semi-synthetic opioids that are derived naturally from the opium poppy. They include both prescription and illicit fentanyl and its analogs, carfentanil, methadone, U-47700, and Tramadol.

How Long Does It Take to Detox from Alcohol?

Roofies

Rohypnol, commonly known as “roofies,” is not approved for use in the United States. Nonetheless, like other benzodiazepines, it is classified by the DEA as a Schedule IV substance, indicating that it has a lower potential for abuse than other drugs and does have some legitimate medical purpose.

Ambien Addiction and Women

Ambien Addiction and Women

Ambien (zolpidem tartrate) is a gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) agonist, meaning that it activates neurotransmitters in the brain responsible for producing GABA, a chemical that effectively slows down the central nervous system and can result in relaxation and sleepiness.