Similar to Valium, but 10x stronger
Intensifies the effects of alcohol and other drugs
|Rohypnol has recently gained a reputation as the
“date rape” drug. Rohypnol is also known as roofies, the forget pill, or rope. The drug creates a sleepy, relaxed and drunk feeling that lasts 2 – 8hours. “Roofies”
are often used in combination with alcohol and other drugs. When used in
combination with alcohol “roofies” produce disinhibition and amnesia.
Rohypnol has been misused; as a result, the drug cannot be purchased legally in Canada or United States.
How Can You Protect Yourself From Rohypnol?
Obviously, education is the most important tool to protecting yourself or someone you know from rohypnol.
Known to cause temporary amnesia, muscle relaxation, sleep, and to impairmotor skills
|When rohypnol is added to alcohol it should leave a bitter taste, should turn a light colored drink blue and should leave small chunky pieces in your drink. Moreover, a typical
Feel dizzy and disorientated about 10 minutes after ingesting the drug.
The victim may experience difficulty speaking and moving and then pass out.
A rohypnol victim should not be left alone. A good friend should stay with the victim keeping a caring eye on him or her.
The drug can be detected up to 3 days after ingestion. The most important way to protect yourself is by following this basic rule: Never accept a drink from someone you don’t know, and never leave your drink unattended.