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 – 8 hours. “Roofies” are often used in combination with alcohol and other drugs. When used in
combination with alcohol “roofies” produces 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 for protecting yourself or someone you know from Rohypnol.
Known to cause temporary amnesia, muscle relaxation, sleep, and to impair motor 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 Rohypnol victim will:
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.