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Unformatted text preview: Seconal and Amytal are two types GHB GHB (Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate): Central Nervous System (CNS) depressant that relaxes and sedates Combination of degreasing solvent and drain cleaner Sedative effects may result in nausea, loss of muscle control, and either sleep or a loss of consciousness Inhibits gag reflex, so some choke to death on their own vomit Addictive and deadly Tranquilizers Tranquilizers: Lower anxiety and reduce tension Valium, Xanax, Halcion, and Librium are four types Rohypnol: Related to Valium; lowers inhibitions and produces relaxation or intoxication; larger doses can induce short-term amnesia and sleep Date rape drug because its odorless and tasteless (Roofies) Abuse of Tranquilizers May lead to physical dependence and severe emotional depression Drug Interaction: One drug increases the effect of another...
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