Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence

Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-6488



Severe Gamma-Hydroxy-Butyric Acid (GHB) Dependence with Repeated Withdrawal Syndrome and Induced Delirium

Rafael Meyer, Josef Jenewein and Soenke Boettger

Gamma-Hydroxy-Butyric acid (GHB) and its liquid precursor Gamma-Butyro-Lactone (GBL) have become increasingly popular beyond the clubbing culture and daily consumption as well as dependence has become a more common problem. This case report illustrates the presentation and management of severe GHB-dependence and its sequelae, which are increasingly encountered in the addiction and general hospital setting.