Phenibut a "drug"?

  1. Phenibut a "drug"?


    Greetings Pat,

    I know Phenibut is not an AAS or PH, but given your knowledge of chemistry and compounds , I was curious about your opinion of the compoundas to being a true "drug". Internet literature says the Russian cosmonauts used it for relief of anxiety, and compared it to Valium . Based on its structure and action do you consider it a drug??

    Thanks in advance


  2. Quote Originally Posted by Presa View Post
    Greetings Pat,

    I know Phenibut is not an AAS or PH, but given your knowledge of chemistry and compounds , I was curious about your opinion of the compoundas to being a true "drug". Internet literature says the Russian cosmonauts used it for relief of anxiety, and compared it to Valium . Based on its structure and action do you consider it a drug??

    Thanks in advance
    everything that has an effect on the body is a drug. Foods can be drugs.

    the legal definition of drug is another thing. the status of phenibut as a supplement is a little grey
    Anabolicminds.com Featured Author

  3. Personally, phenibut feels very similar to xanax to me. I was actually pretty surprised.
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  4. Quote Originally Posted by TxHomeGrown View Post
    Personally, phenibut feels very similar to xanax to me. I was actually pretty surprised.
    both act on GABA receptors. Phenibut acts as an agonist directly and xanax potentiates the receptor to endogenous GABA
    Anabolicminds.com Featured Author

  5. Ahh, makes sense. Cool stuff, thanks.

  6. Quote Originally Posted by Patrick Arnold View Post
    everything that has an effect on the body is a drug. Foods can be drugs.

    the legal definition of drug is another thing. the status of phenibut as a supplement is a little grey
    PERFECTLY SAID
    doing my own thang!
  

  
 

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