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Rohypnol

(rō-hĭp′nôl′, -nōl′)
n.
A brand name for the drug flunitrazepam.
A benzodiazepine that is ± 10-fold more potent than Valium Route of administration Oral, pulverised/snorted
Effects Slurred speech, impaired judgement, difficulty walking, sedation, blackouts of up to 24 hours, amnesia, respiratory distress; may have paradoxic effects and trigger aggression. Overdose or death can occur if mixed with other drugs or alcohol.
It is popularly known as the ‘date-rape’ drug.
In Texas, to be under the Influence of Rohypnol is 'To Get Roached’.

rohypnol

Date-rape drug, flunitrazepam Drug abuse A benzodiazepine that is ± 10-fold more potent than Valium Route of administration Oral, pulverized/snorted Effects Slurred speech, impaired judgment, hence 'date-rape' drug, difficulty walking, sedation–blackouts of up to 24 hrs, amnesia, respiratory distress; may have paradoxic effects and trigger aggression; OD or death can occur if mixed with other drugs or alcohol

Rohypnol

A brand name for FLUNITRAZEPAM. This drug has, in recent years, acquired an unpleasant reputation as a means of facilitating rape. It is subject to prescription requirements under the Misuse of Drugs Act and is not prescribable under the NHS.
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