Rohypnol is the common and brand name for Flunitrazepam, a benzodiazepine sometimes used in the treatment of sleep disorders.
- Relaxing, sleepy
- Reduced anxiety
- Aggressive behaviour
- Deep and intense memory loss
- Complete loss of movement and lack of coordination, potentially leaving users very vulnerable
Usually come in tablet form. I mg in the UK being green, film coated marked ‘542’ oval and centrally scored (previously scored purple rhomboids). Non-water soluble. Some non-UK sources can be 2mg, white and medium-small, quartered and more soluble in water. This was the probably the derivation of the ‘date-rape’ reputation.
Swallowed: tablets are swallowed, in ‘spiking’ they are crushed and added to drink, usually alcohol.