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GHB / GBL

No matter why you came to this page, either you decided to buy GHB/ GBL or to use some of the products listed on our website, maybe it’s maybe it’s just curiosity to learn or you are worrying about one of your relatives, we will give you answers and leads about harm prevention in order to limit aggravating factors associated with GHB use.

GHB is an anaesthetic sold as a liquid in small vials.

It is also available in crystalline powder to be diluted in a glass of water. It is colorless and has no smell. GBL transforms into GHB in the body. It’s a common product in the automotive industry.

Notorious as the “date rape drug”, GHB/GBL has a poor reputation, but alcohol remains the first substance reported in association with sexual assault.

At a low dose
Heat effect
Feeling of relaxation
Disinhibition
Euphoria…

At a higher dose
Intensified sensuality - aphrodisiac
Sedative effect
Soporific…

It can also be
Vomiting
Respiratory depression
G-hole (memory loss, fainting, coma…)

EffeCts

The effects can be felt 10 to 20 minutes after taking it and last for 2 to 4 hours.

Know more, risk less

Avoid mixes with alcohol before, whole as long as you are under the influence of GHB/ GBL because of the high coma risk.

GBL is more acid than GHB, it has to be diluted in twice as much water as the former.

You should eat before using GHB/ GBL and regularly drink water during the party.

Protect yourself if you have sex, because just like alcohol does GHB/ GBL intensifies sensuality and decreases vigilance, making you more vulnerable.

GHB/ GBL has to be diluted into an alcohol-free liquid et is meant to be drunk throughout the party.

The dosage is very precise thus watch out for the amount you take. In case of doubt, take a small dose and wait at least an hour for the effects before you take another one (overdose risk).

Avoid mixing it with other psychoactive substances.

Avoid driving or biking, using GHB / GBL is completely incompatible with it (drowsiness and very poor movement coordination).

WARNING

Even in small doses, using GHB/GBL can lead to vomiting, amnesia, respiratory arrest and coma which can be lethal. Mixes with alcohol or psychoactive medicine highly amplifies the risks.

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IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY
• In any case call or have somebody call 112 or 15 (in France)
• if the person is conscious :
- keep him/her awake by talking to her.
• if the person is uncounscious : undo his/her tight clothes, check if he/she’s breathing and put him/her in recovery position
• stay with him/her until emergency services arrive and inquire about the location of a defibrillator