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Dealing with GHB Withdrawal: What to Do (+ Timeline)

The drug GHB, or gamma-hydroxybutyrate, is a naturally occurring chemical produced by the human body, but when it is synthesized and consumed in large amounts, it can cause intense intoxication...

How Long Does GHB Stay in Your System?

GHB stands for gamma-hydroxybutyrate, which is a chemical that naturally occurs in the human body. The substance was first synthesized in the 1960s, introduced first in 1960 and then introduced...

Valium Abuse and Help

 Valium has become one of the most widely used medications today, with patients taking it to treat everything from insomnia and headaches to anxiety and seizures. In many ways, Valium...

Dangers of Mixing Valium and Alcohol

An anti-anxiety drug that was once the most popular psychiatric medication in America, Valium is still being prescribed at high rates. In fact, 14 million prescriptions were given out in...

Valium: What Side Effects Must You Be Aware Of?

Valium (diazepam) is a member of the benzodiazepine class of medications. Benzodiazepines were developed in an effort to create a medication that could effectively treat anxiety and seizures but did not...

What Is GHB, and Why Is It So Dangerous?

The drug GHB (gamma-hydroxybutyrate) occurs in two forms: Sodium oxybate or gamma-hydroxybutyrate sodium goes by the trade name Xyrem and is approved for the treatment of the sleep disorder narcolepsy. Xyrem...

Gabapentin: Withdrawal Symptoms, Abuse, Use in Drug and Alcohol Detox

Gabapentin, most commonly known by the brand name Neurontin, is a medication that was initially manufactured as an analog to the neurotransmitter gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA). GABA is an inhibitory...

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