Gamma Hydroxy Butyrate (GHB), is a central nervous system depressant which is abused for its euphoric, sedative, and anabolic (body-building) effects. Because very small amounts of GHB are found in the human body, GHB is often billed as a natural supplement. It was widely available over-the-counter in health food stores during the 1980s, until 1992 when it was made illegal in the USA.
Rohypnol, a trade name for Flunitrazepam, belongs to a class of drugs known as benzodiazepines — the same drug family as Valium, Halcyon, and Xanax. Rohypnol is significantly stronger than the other drugs in this family. Rohypnol is sold in both Europe and Latin America as a sleep aid, but is illegal in the USA.
GHB is also known as easy lay, G, Georgia Home Boy, gamma-oh, liquid ecstasy, liquid E, liquid X (Note: GHB is not Ecstasy), GBH or Grievous Bodily Harm, Organic Quaalude, scoop.
GBL and BD, are substitutes for GHB. Street or slang names include blue nitro, firewater, invigorate, revivarant, renewtrient, revitalize Plus, somato pro, thunder nectar, and...