If you are looking for a central nervous system (CNS) depressant you have reasons to understanding something more about GHB. It stands for Gamma Hydroxybutyrate. It also is referred to by other names such as date rape and club drug. More than medicinal properties it is a drug that is misused by young men and women.
It is common to come across many young people misusing this drug in late night parties, raves and other such events. It also is placed in alcoholic drinks. It is known to increase euphoria and could also result in increased sex drive. However, more than the positive effects, the drug is notorious for various side effects when used regularly and indiscriminately. These include loss of consciousness, profuse sweating apart from other side effects such as nausea, hallucinations, coma, amnesia and quite a few others.
The main purpose of this drug is to treat a condition called narcolepsy where the patients fall asleep suddenly with no control over this function.