Gamma Butyrolactone (Gbl)

What other names is Gamma Butyrolactone (gbl) known by?

1,2-Butanolide, 2,3-dihydro furanone, 2(3H)-Furanone Dihydro, 3-Hydroxybutyric Acid Lactone, 4-Butanolide, 4-Butyrolactone, 4-Hydroxybutanoic Acid Lactone, Acide 4-Hydroxybutanoïque Lactone, Butyrolactone, Butyrolactone Gamma, Dihydro-2(3H)-Furanone, Gamma Butirolactona, Gamma Butyrolactone, Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid Lactone, Tetrahydro-2-Furanone.

What is Gamma Butyrolactone (gbl)?

Gamma butyrolactone is a chemical. People use it as medicine. Be careful not to confuse gamma butyrolactone (GBL) with gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Relaxation, calming, increased mental clarity, fat loss, use as a body or muscle "builder," recreational drug use, releasing growth hormone, improving athletic performance, trouble sleeping (insomnia), relieving depression and stress, prolonging life, improving sexual performance and pleasure, and other conditions.

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