Naturally occurring analog of γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA)
Used medically for narcolepsy
γ-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB) ...
Clonic movements of the extremities
Airway control essential
Patient with hypothermia or other hemodynamic instability
Coingestion prolonging duration of intoxication
Asymptomatic after 6 h...
Consider nontoxicologic causes for persistent altered mental status
Routine hospital drug testing will not confirm GHB or other common recreational drugs of abuse
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Schep LJ, Knudsen K, Slaughter RJ, et al. The ...
T41.291A Poisoning by oth general anesthetics, accidental, init
T41.293A Poisoning by other general anesthetics, assault, ini...
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