Analytically confirmed recreational use of Phenibut (β-phenyl-γ-aminobutyric acid) bought over the internet

Wong, Anselm, Little, Mark, Caldicott, David, Easton, Chris, Andres, Daniel, and Greene, Shaun L. (2015) Analytically confirmed recreational use of Phenibut (β-phenyl-γ-aminobutyric acid) bought over the internet. Clinical Toxicology, 53 (7). pp. 783-784.

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Abstract

The internet can be used for the sale of many drugs substances including anxiolytics and sedatives not regulated by government authorities. We describe a case of analytically confirmed severe phenibut toxicity necessitating intensive care unit (ICU) admission and management. The phenibut was purchased readily over the internet.

Item ID: 40090
Item Type: Article (Case Study)
ISSN: 1556-9519
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2015 01:12
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1115 Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences > 111506 Toxicology (incl Clinical Toxicology) @ 50%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110305 Emergency Medicine @ 50%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920111 Nervous System and Disorders @ 100%
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