Classification: Sedative hypnotic
Commercial Names: Xyrem
Common Names/Nicknames: G, Georgia homeboy, liquid ecstasy, soap, goop
Active Compound: Gamma-hydroxybutyrate / sodium-oxybate
Found in: Prescription GHB, found in low doses in distilled beverages
Mode of Consumption: Ingestion
DEA Scheduling/Legal Status (in US): Schedule I, illegal in all states
Relaxation, drowsiness
Nausea, headache, loss of coordination, memory impairment, respiratory depression, decreased heart rate, seizures, coma, fatal overdose
Dangerous Drug Combinations:
Potentially fatal combination with alcohol, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, inhalants, and other respiratory depressants
Special Considerations:
Associated with sexual assaults and/or rape


And remember, if somebody needs help, play it safe and call for medical assistance.

“Students may bring an intoxicated or drug-impaired friend to University Health Services or to a hospital, or seek assistance from College residential life staff or HUPD, and by doing this, neither they nor the friend will face disciplinary action from the College for having used or provided alcohol or drugs.”

                                                                                    The Amnesty Policy
Harvard College Student Handbook

Buzzed: The Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy (Third Edition), by Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder, andWilkie Wilson. Published 2008 by W. W. Norton & Company.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institute of Health (NIH) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 
U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), part of the U.S.Department of Justice.
Erowid Organization