4-Hydroxybutansäure, veraltet auch Gamma-Hydroxy-Butansäure oder Gamma-Hydroxy-Buttersäure, kurz GHB, ist eine synthetische Säure mit der chemische Formel C4H8O3. Neben der freien Säure werden auch ihre stark hygroskopischen Natrium- und Kaliumsalze als GHB bezeichnet.

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... SODIUM OXYBATE (Xyrem®) is a medication that can help with excessive sleepiness from narcolepsy or other medical conditions. This drug can make it easier to participate in daytime activities. Sodium oxybate is especially useful for individuals who suffer from cataplexy associated with narcolepsy; cataplexy causes a sudden muscle weakness due to a strong emotional response. This medicine is not available in retail pharmacies. Your prescriber will enroll you in a program that will provide the drug to you. Federal law prohibits giving this medication to any person other than the person for whom it was prescribed. Do not share this medicine with anyone else. Generic sodium oxybate is not yet available. ...
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