Is There Such a Thing As Phenibut For Sale?

A phenibut for sale  half-century ago is now available online without prescription. Users say it quells anxiety, promotes euphoria and fosters clear thinking. But experts warn that it also has the potential to be habit forming and can cause withdrawal.

Phenibut is a GABA analogue that binds to receptors in the brain and nervous system to depress neural excitability, causing feelings of calm. It also crosses the blood-brain barrier, allowing it to affect more parts of the brain than GABA. In some doses, phenibut can induce sleepiness and euphoria. But it’s not FDA-approved and may be dangerous, particularly when taken at higher doses.

Navigating the Risks: Understanding Phenibut and Its Availability for Sale”

It’s not regulated as a medication or supplement in the United States, though it is sold legally as a nootropic or “smart drug” for its ability to boost cognitive function and creativity. It’s also marketed as an anti-anxiety drug and can be found in some dietary supplements. It’s typically sold as a capsule or powder that can be mixed with drinks.

Some websites claiming to sell phenibut for sale include health claims like it will reduce insomnia, depression or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These claims are false and can have life-threatening consequences. The federal government has issued a warning to consumers against purchasing phenibut for sale. The phenibut for sale that’s most likely being advertised as a dietary supplement is called phenibut HCl and was developed by reacting the free form with hydrochloric acid.